KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A woman was killed and a second woman was injured when an SUV hit a tree early Saturday morning in the 4000 block of Cleveland Avenue.
Kansas City, Missouri, police were called to the scene of the crash about 4:45 a.m. and discovered a red Volkswagen Atlas that had struck a large tree on the east side of the street.
A witness said he drove up on the crash shortly after it occurred and saw SUV on fire. He pulled the two women from the vehicle.
The driver, Kiaira D. Minor, 38, was pronounced dead at the scene. The passenger, Kashara D. Bolton, 25, was listed in stable condition this morning with multiple broken bones.
KCPD is investigating whether impairment and speed contributed to the deadly crash.