A woman was killed early Saturday morning following a car crash.

A woman was killed early Saturday morning following a car crash.


Independence police said the crash happened at Kentucky Road and Liberty Street just before 2 a.m. An unidentified man was driving east on Kentucky Road when he reportedly lost control of his vehicle, causing it to leave the road and overturn. A passenger in the car was ejected. She died at the scene, according to police.


A second woman in the car was able to get out of the vehicle and call for help. Both she and the driver were taken to a hospital with non life-threatening injuries.


The crash, which police say is believed to have been alcohol related, remains under investigation.


Names were not released.