LIBERTY, Mo. — Liberty, Missouri police are investigating a two-vehicle crash Friday night that left one dead and two injured.
Police reported the crash just after 8:30 p.m. Investigators said that a Ford Focus was traveling northbound on 291 Highway at a high rate of speed approaching Cedar Avenue. A second vehicle was southbound on 291 Highway, making a left turn onto Cedar Avenue. The Focus struck the passenger side of the turning vehicle.
The passenger of the turning vehicle was transported to an area hospital by ambulance and later died. She has been identified as 53-year-old Kristine Huff of Kansas City, MO.
The driver of the Focus and the driver of the second vehicle were transported to area hospitals with serious injuries. This traffic collision remains under investigation by the Liberty Police Department.
The investigation is still ongoing.