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Driver dies in crash near 33rd, Indiana after fleeing Missouri State Highway Patrol

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Posted at 6:52 AM, Mar 25, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A driver died early Monday morning after fleeing the Missouri State Highway Patrol during an attempted traffic stop.

Around 2:07 a.m. Monday, MSHP pursued the male driver of a white Jeep Grand Cherokee after he did not stop for a traffic violation, per the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.

The jeep traveled at high speeds on westbound 33rd Street in Kansas City, Missouri.

KCPD says that near Indiana Avenue, the driver traveled off the roadway to the right and struck two telephone poles and a tree.

He was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead, per KCPD.

Officers identified the victim as 46-year-old Quintrell D. Monroe.

No KCPD officers were involved in the pursuit.

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