Apr 02, 2024

KCPD: Driver dead after ejected when ATV struck metal pole

Posted Apr 02, 2024 8:00 PM

KANSAS CITY —One person died in an accident just after 12:30a.m. Tuesday in Kansas City.

A John Deere Buck ATV was southbound on a concrete trail at 5121 Raytown Road, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.

The ATV struck a yellow metal pole used to divide the lanes of the trail and was ejected from the vehicle.  First responders pronounced the driver, who was not wearing a helmet, deceased at the scene, according to the KCPD.  The accident remains under investigation.

This is fatality #30 compared to #16 at the same time last year, according to the KCPD.