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Witness: Speeding car hit cattle gate, tree; driver ejected in fatal KCK crash

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Posted at 9:40 PM, Jul 31, 2019
and last updated 2019-08-01 15:19:16-04

KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department said one person died Wednesday in a single-vehicle crash.

Police said officers were called to the scene in the 4100 block of North 59th Street. around 7:30 p.m.

Initial investigation shows the car was northbound on 59th Street when it went off the road, police said. The driver was found dead at the scene.

An eyewitness told 41 Action News that the driver was alone in the car and speeding down a dead-end road.

The vehicle hit a metal cattle gate and several trees, going airborne as the driver was ejected, the witness said.

KCKPD said the crash remains under investigation.