Officials: Man ejected, killed in Noland Road crash may have been impaired

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - Kansas City Police say around 1 a.m. a man driving north on Noland Road near 54th Terrace died after crashing 50 feet through a guard rail.

Early reports indicate the driver passed another car, then lost control of the vehicle when he was coming back into his lane. From there, he drove through a guard rail and the force ejected him.

The crash report said the driver, who was the sole occupant of the vehicle, was not wearing a seatbelt. 

Investigators suspect the driver may have been impaired. 

The driver's identity has not been released, pending notification of family. 

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