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Mission Hills man killed in single-vehicle crash on Ward Parkway

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Posted at 6:26 AM, May 07, 2021
and last updated 2021-05-07 17:38:05-04

UPDATE| The victim of this crash was identified as 24-year-old Michael K. Corless from Mission, Kansas.

ORIGINAL STORY | A Mission Hills man was killed in a single-vehicle crash on Ward Parkway overnight.

Kansas City, Missouri, police were called to the 5200 block of Ward Parkway shortly after 11:00 p.m. Thursday.

Upon arrival, emergency crews discovered that a Volvo SUV was northbound when the driver apparently lost control.

The vehicle left the roadway and struck a tree in the median.

The driver and lone occupant, a 24-year-old Mission Hills, Kansas, man, died at the scene.