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Police release name of man who died in wreck near Blue Valley Park

Kansas City police identified Roman Banda, 29, of Kansas City, Kan., as the man killed after he lost control of his vehicle, which rolled and ended up in Bales Lake.
Kansas City police identified Roman Banda, 29, of Kansas City, Kan., as the man killed after he lost control of his vehicle, which rolled and ended up in Bales Lake.

Kansas City police have released the identity of a man killed after he apparently lost control of his vehicle, which overturned and ended up partially in water.

Roman Banda, 29, of Kansas City, Kan., was killed about 8:20 p.m. Friday. His vehicle landed in Bales Lake at Blue Valley Park.

Banda was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. A passenger was transported to an area hospital with serious injuries. He was listed in stable condition Tuesday.

The incident occurred in the area of 24th Street and Topping Avenue.

Police said an investigation determined that the silver Chevrolet passenger car that Banda was driving had been southbound on Topping before he lost control.

Toriano Porter: 816-234-4779, @torianoporter

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