The driver of a pickup truck died Wednesday night after crashing into a tree along The Paseo in Kansas City.
The crash was reported about 9:40 p.m. near 55th Street and The Paseo.
Kansas City police reported that the driver of a Nissan Titan was traveling at a “high rate of speed” south on Paseo when the truck was seen to hydroplane.
The truck left the road and struck a tree.
The driver, who was not wearing a seat belt, was the only occupant of the vehicle. Emergency crews took him to a hospital where he was pronounced dead.