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Independence police investigating fatal crash at EB I-70 west of Noland Road

Posted at 8:04 PM, Feb 20, 2022
and last updated 2022-03-02 14:51:33-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Independence Police Department is investigating a fatal crash at eastbound Interstate 70 west of Noland Road.

According to the department, the collision happened shortly after 7 p.m. Sunday.

The department said the driver and only occupant of a Ford van died.

Police said witnesses reported the Ford van lost control, struck a Volkswagen Passat and then struck the Jersey barrier.

The driver — Bryan Figueroa Marquez, 26, of Independence — was pronounced dead at the scene.

No one else was hurt.

The crash remains under investigation.