KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is dead after police say a car hit a building in Midtown.

Officers responded to a 911 call near West 31st Street and Roanoke Road around 7:30 a.m. Thursday.

Investigators determined the driver of a blue Nissan Versa was speeding southbound on Roanoke Road. The driver failed to negotiate the curve in the road, lost control, and hit the building.

The driver of the car died before being transported to a hospital.

The victim’s name has not been publicly released by the police department.

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