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Fatal Car Crash Kills One

A person is dead after a fatal car crash around 5:30 p.m. Saturday near Pickett Road and South Belt Highway.

Posted: Apr 28, 2018 9:12 PM
Updated: Apr 28, 2018 10:47 PM

(ST. JOSEPH. Mo.) A person is dead after a fatal car crash in St. Joseph Saturday evening.

St. Joseph Police officers responded to that crash around 5:30 p.m. at the intersection of Pickett Road and South Belt Highway.

According to SJPD officials, the crash involved two cars but would not provide any further details about people, injuries, or causes.

Police said the identity of the victim has not been released as they are still working to notify next of kin.

The St. Joseph Police Crash Team investigators were still on site reconstructing the scene and analyzing the crash for several hours. Police blocked the intersection and sent traffic out of the area as they investigated.

Stay with KQ2 as we continue to follow this developing story.

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