Driver is killed in Brookside crash

Kansas City police said one person was killed in a crash Friday afternoon in the Brookside area.

Police said the one-vehicle crash occurred about 12:40 p.m. Friday at 58th Street and Brookside Boulevard.

According to police, a Chevrolet truck ran off the road and struck a tree. The driver, who was the truck’s only occupant, was taken to a hospital, where he later died.

The driver’s identity has not been released.

Tony Rizzo: 816-234-4435, @trizzkc