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Man dies in rollover pickup truck crash Tuesday afternoon on Interstate 435 in Kansas City

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Posted at 4:50 PM, Jul 12, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-14 17:22:47-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A 61-year-old man died after a rollover crash Tuesday afternoon on eastbound Interstate 435 at northbound U.S. 71 Highway. '

KCMO Police identified the victim as Maurice Riggs.

Police said Riggs was traveling at a high rate of speed in a Ford F-150 pickup truck on the exit ramp from eastbound I-435 to U.S. 71 Highway.

The pickup truck went off the road and police said Riggs over corrected.

The truck rolled over.

It was was the only vehicle involved.

Police found Riggs alert and talking at the accident scene, a department news release states.

He was was taken to a hospital where his condition worsened and he died, according to the release.

This was the 48th fatal crash in KCMO in 2022 compared with 36 at this time a year ago.