Kansas City man is killed in fiery wreck in Belton

A 23-year-old Kansas City man died in a traffic accident Tuesday night in Belton, according to police.

Grant White, formerly of Belton, was killed in the wreck shortly before midnight near Interstate 49 and Missouri 58, Belton police said.

Police believe White was driving on the entrance ramp to northbound I-49 when his vehicle went down the embankment, rolled several times and caught fire.

White was trapped inside and died at the scene. He was the only person in the vehicle.

The investigation of the accident continues.