INDEPENDENCE, Mo. — The Independence Police Department have now identified the driver killed in a crash early Saturday morning.
Police responded to the single-vehicle crash around 3 a.m. Saturday on eastbound Interstate 70, on the exit ramp to Little Blue Parkway.
Police say the vehicle left the roadway and collided with a utility box. The driver, identified as 27-year-old Cortney Rocheleau, of Blue Springs, was taken to Centerpoint Hospital where she died from her injuries.
The crash remains under investigation.