Independence police have released the name of a 47-year-old man killed in a single-vehicle wreck early Tuesday morning on Interstate 70.
Dallas E. Mays of Kansas City died after the Dodge Charger he was driving crashed while merging from southbound Interstate 470 to westbound I-70 about 1:50 a.m.
The car traveled across the westbound lanes, crossed over the center Jersey barrier and moved through the eastbound lanes, overturning several times.
The wreck shut down I-70 overnight.
Mays was pronounced dead at the scene. A passenger was seriously injured and taken to Centerpoint Medical Center.
Police said the investigation into the crash continues.