Passenger killed in early morning wreck in Independence - KCTV5

Passenger killed in early morning wreck in Independence

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INDEPENDENCE, MO (KCTV) -

Police say the passenger of a vehicle was killed in an early morning wreck.

Independence Police say the single vehicle crash happened about 2 a.m. on westbound U.S. 40 at Fairview. A Chevrolet Trailblazer left the roadway and partially overturned, ejecting the passenger.

The passenger was taken to the hospital and later pronounced dead.

Police say the driver was removed from the vehicle and taken to the hospital with serious injuries.

Authorities won't identify either person until family is notified.

Thecause of the crash remains under investigation.

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