A single motor vehicle fatality occurred near the 21000 block of Northwest Valley View Road at the border of Blue Springs and Independence on Sunday.

The victim was 26-year-old Payton J. Irwin and the sole occupant of the vehicle. 

The vehicle left the roadway, hit a curb and was subsequently overturned.  It happened near the entrance of Hidden Valley Park.

He was taken to Centerpoint Medical Center where he was pronounced dead.

The incident is still being investigated by both Blue Springs and Independence police. For more information, contact the Blue Springs Police Department at 816-228-0100.