Updated: July 15, 2012 - 8:14am
Update: Police confirm a black Isuzu Amigo was driving westbound on 143rd Street from Quivira Road. Witnesses tell Investigators the Isuzu was weaving before it left the north side of the roadway, striking a tree and a guardrail in the 12500 block of W 143rd Street, between Westgate Street and Quivira Road. Police say they believe the 17-year-old male, who was killed in the crash, was hanging out of the front passenger's window when the accident occurred.
The victim's name has not been released. Police say the investigation is ongoing.
Overland Park Police are investigating after a 17-year-old male was killed in a single vehicle accident Saturday night.
Emergency crews were dispatched to the intersection of west 143rd Street and Canen Lake Road just after 11:15 p.m.. Arriving Police Officers located a male subject on the ground away from the vehicle. Johnson County Med-Act pronounced him dead at the scene. Initial reports indicated that the vehicle was seen driving erratically just before the crash and that the deceased male was a passenger.
The crashed SUV was said to be driven by a teenage female with another teenage female passenger in the backseat. Both of the females were transported from the scene with minor injuries.
The Overland Park Police Department's Traffic Safety Unit continues to investigate.
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