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Woman killed in early morning wreck in Clay County

Clay County Sheriff's Office
Posted at 8:51 AM, Jul 05, 2018
and last updated 2018-07-05 09:51:23-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A 23-year-old Lawson, Missouri, woman died early Thursday in a wreck in rural Clay County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report identified the victim as Joy Payne.

Payne was driving a 2009 Pontiac on Salem Road near NE166th Street when she lost control just after 3 a.m.

Her car became airborne, struck a ditch and then overturned. Payne was pronounced dead on the scene.

Troopers said Payne was not wearing a seatbelt.