KANSAS CITY, Mo. - The person who died in a single-vehicle crash Wednesday on U.S. 71 Highway has been identified as a 77-year-old Kansas City, Mo., woman.
According to Kansas City police, Maude Carter crashed her car a little before 4:30 p.m. in the northbound lanes of U.S. 71 at Swope Parkway.
Investigators have not said what may have caused the crash.
Northbound traffic was backed for about two hours after the crash.