Woman who fled the scene of deadly crash on I-435 charged and in custody

Picture of crash scene southbound I-435

Picture of crash scene southbound I-435, June 30, 2021.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman who fled the scene of a crash that killed a 50-year-old Independence man on I-435 Wednesday morning has been charged and is in custody.

KCPD says McKinzy Kuykendall is charged with leaving the scene of an accident resulting in death and driving while revoked/suspended.

The accident happened between Raytown Road and Eastwood Trafficway at about 4:30 a.m. on June 30.

Upon arrival, a man, later identified as Derrick Holloman, was found in a Toyota RAV4 SUV gravely injured and died shortly after arriving at a hospital.

According to KCPD, initial investigation found that Holloman had stopped on the right shoulder of the highway when a Chevrolet Traverse crashed into it from behind.

The driver, Kuykendall, then fled the scene on foot before police arrived.

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