GENERIC: Deadly accident

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- One person person has died after a single-vehicle accident on US 71 Highway near Gregory Blvd. in KCMO late Friday night.

According to police, a Dodge Grand Caravan was heading north on 71 when it failed to follow a curve in the road and drove off of the left side of the highway around 8 p.m. Friday. The van then struck a large tree.

The driver was the only occupant in the vehicle. They were not wearing a seatbelt.

They were taken to an area hospital where they later died.

No names or causes have been released. is now with you on the go! Get the latest news updates and video, StormTrack5 weather forecast, weather radar, special investigative reports, sports headlines and much more from KCTV5 News. 

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