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Driver flees fatal crash in Kansas City, Missouri

January 5, 2020 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Police are looking for a driver that fled the scene of a fatal crash in Kansas City, Missouri, before officers arrived.

Kansas City, Missouri, Police say the crash happened shortly before 4 a.m. Sunday near 18th Street and College Avenue in central Kansas City, Missouri.

Authorities say the driver of a Nissan Sentra lost control of the car before it left the road and struck a utility pole.

Police said the woman who was driving the car ran away before officers arrived.

A 57-year-old male passenger in the car was taken to a hospital where he died.