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Driver killed in Thursday morning crash into tree in KCMO

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Posted at 6:40 AM, Dec 10, 2020
and last updated 2020-12-10 07:40:23-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a single-vehicle crash early Thursday morning in Kansas City, Missouri.

According to police, the crash happened just before 1 a.m. at East 115th Terrace and Oak Street

Investigators believe a black Nissan Altima was headed south on Oak Street at a high speed when the vehicle went off the roadway.

The Nissan struck a curb and then a tree. Investigators are not sure why the driver went off the road.

That driver was the only occupant of the vehicle and was taken to a hospital where he later died.

He was not wearing a seatbelt.