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Police: One dead after car strikes tree on Lovers Lane

Police responded to the scene around 11:30 Monday night.

Posted: Sep 24, 2019 1:59 AM
Updated: Sep 24, 2019 3:56 AM

(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) According to the St. Joseph Police Department, one person is dead and another taken to the hospital after a car hit a tree near the intersection of 6th Ave. and Lovers Ln. in St. Joseph Monday night. 

St. Joseph Police, Fire, and EMS personnel responded to the scene around 11:30 p.m. Monday. Police say a female passenger was pronounced dead on the scene, while the driver of the vehicle was taken to the hospital with non-life-threatening injuries.

Police would not confirm if speed drug or alcohol played a factor in this crash. 

Both Lovers Lane and 6th Ave. were closed to traffic as authorities investigated what led up to the crash. 

Stay with KQ2 News for more updates on this story.

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