One person was killed and another seriously injured in a one-vehicle traffic crash early Saturday in Independence.
The crash occurred about 2:50 a.m. at Arlington Avenue and U.S. 24, according to police. The driver died in the wreck, and the passenger was taken to a hospital with serious injuries.
The identities of the victims will not be released until their families are notified.
Police said excessive speed appeared to be a factor, but the investigation continued.
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