PLATTE COUNTY, MO - A man from Smithville was killed in a crash in Platte County on Monday, Fox 4 KC reports.
The crash occurred around 12:10 a.m. at the intersection of Smith Road and Little Platte Road. The victim was traveling east in a 2013 Hyundai Sonata when he lost control of his vehicle around a turn.
The Sonata then struck an embankment as it left the road. The 43-year-old driver died at the scene.
Police are still investigating the incident. They believe that alcohol may have been a factor.