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1 dead following crash on U.S. 40 Highway

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Posted at 5:35 AM, Jul 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-09 14:53:17-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — UPDATE, July 9 | The driver was identified as 40-year-old L V Harris of Kansas City.

ORIGINAL STORY, July 7 | One person is dead following an early morning crash that happened on U.S. 40 Highway on Wednesday.

According to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department, a green Honda Accord was traveling west on U.S. 40 Highway at a high rate of speed.

As the driver approached a roadway curve near the ramp on I-435, the driver went straight off the roadway. The Honda sheared off of two highway signs and hit a larger traffic signal pole.

The Honda split into two pieces and the unidentified driver died at the scene.