One person dead after vehicle crashes into Brush Creek

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - One person has died after a vehicle plunged into Brush Creek Sunday morning.

Witnesses said they saw a silver Buick Regal traveling northbound on Cleveland, near Blue Parkway, when it went over the east embankment and into Brush Creek just before 9:30 a.m.

Crews pulled the driver, identified by police as 68-year-old Melvin Thomas, of Kansas City, Mo., from the submerged vehicle. He was taken to an area hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

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