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1 dead in Independence single-car crash

Posted at 7:20 AM, Oct 29, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-30 16:44:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One woman is dead after a single-car crash in Independence, Missouri.

It happened around 11:45 p.m. Sunday on Blue Ridge Boulevard at 30th Street on the west side of the city.

Police said the driver of a 2006 Infiniti was traveling north on Blue Ridge when she lost control of the car, which left the road near 30th and hit a tree.

Lisa Riggs, 38, of Independence, was the only person in the car. She was taken to a local hospital, where she died from her injuries.

Police said the crash remains under investigation.