KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department has identified the victim in a New Year's Day single-vehicle fatal collision.
According to KCKPD, police responded to a vehicle wrecked into a house at 12:15 a.m. Saturday in the 1800 block of State Avenue.
The passenger of the vehicle, 70-year-old Richard Lewis Jr., was ejected from the car following the collision. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The driver was taken to a nearby hospital in serious condition.
The incident remains under investigation by KCKPD. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.