Crash kills one person early Saturday morning.
One person is dead after a car accident north of Grain Valley. The accident happened about 1:45 a.m. Saturday on Route BB near Truman Road, north of Grain Valley. According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, the vehicle hit a tree. The victim died at the scene. There were no other vehicles involved in the accident. The Missouri Highway Patrol is still investigating the cause of the accident, but does not believe weather was a factor.