The man killed in a fatal traffic crash Sunday in Kansas City, Kan., has been identified as 31-year-old Dalen C. Jefferson.
A 7-year-old boy who was a passenger in Jefferson’s car was critically injured in the wreck Sunday afternoon at Interstate 70 and 57th Street.
The Kansas Highway Patrol reported that a 2012 Chevrolet Impala driven by Jefferson was traveling at a high rate of speed when it exited westbound I-70 at 57th Street.
The car ran a red light at the bottom of the exit ramp and collided with Chevrolet Tahoe driven by a 39-year-old woman who was northbound on 57th Street.
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The driver of the Tahoe was hospitalized with non-life threatening injuries, according to the patrol.