A 51-year-old Platte City man was killed early Tuesday when his vehicle struck a concrete bridge barrier on Interstate 435 at mile marker 30, near Kansas City International Airport.
The victim was identified as William A. Kirkpatrick.
The wreck occurred around 5:30 a.m., when Kirkpatrick was heading south on I-435. Emergency crews from the Platte County Sheriff’s Office and Platte City Fire Department responded to the crash, the Missouri Highway Patrol said.
Kirkpatrick was taken to North Kansas City Hospital, where he died.