KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed in a crash on Interstate 435 in Wyandotte County Thursday.
According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a 2015 Kia Forte traveled off the road near Wolcott and crashed into a pole around 5 p.m.
The driver, 23-year-old Shailee Viramontes of Leavenworth, was killed.
A 3-year-old child was also in the car when it crashed and was taken to the hospital with a suspected serious injury.
Both occupants were wearing seatbelts.
Investigators have not determined why the car may have left the roadway.