Independence police are investigating a single-vehicle accident that left one man dead Friday night.
The accident occurred about 10:50 p.m. on U.S. 24 near Blue Mills Road in eastern Independence.
Police said the driver of a 2006 Ford 500 going eastbound on U.S. 24 lost control and the vehicle left the roadway and overturned.
The 39-year-old male driver was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The name of the victim is being withheld until relatives can be notified.