Traffic fatality reported in 4900 block of Shawnee Drive

A traffic fatality was reported Wednesday evening in the 4900 block of Shawnee Drive, according to a Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department spokesman.

Officers were dispatched to the location at around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday, the spokesman stated. An all-terrain vehicle and sport utility vehicle were involved in the accident.

When officers arrived, they found an adult male driver of an all-terrain vehicle deceased, according to the spokesman. The passenger, an adult female, was taken to a hospital with serious, but non-life-threatening injuries, the spokesman stated.

The driver of a sport utility vehicle, an adult male, had minor injuries, police stated.

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Traffic Division is investigating. Anyone with information on the case is urged to call the Crime Stoppers TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS, the spokesman stated.

All tips will remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward, according to police.

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