Fatality rollover crash in the curves along Homestead Drive claims the life of Joplin woman

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Joplin Police Major Crash Team investigating this crash, it's uncertain who was the driver at this time

UPDATE: The Joplin Police Department release more information regarding the Friday evening fatality crash involving a 2008 Porshe Cayenne. “The deceased in this crash has been identified as Kyla Wake, age 35 of Joplin. Next of kin has been notified. This crash still remains under investigation by the Joplin Police Department Major Crash Team.”


ORIGINAL JOPLIN, Mo. — Shortly after 9:30 PM Jasper County Emergency Dispatch received reports of a single vehicle crash on North Homestead Drive, just south of Center Creek.

It was determined to be a single vehicle rollover crash, within the series of curves, and the passenger vehicle came to rest off the west side of the roadway.

North Homestead Drive is near the border of Webb City and Joplin. Each city police and fire departments were on the scene with METS ambulance, altogether, working to prepare two people, male and female, for transport to area hospitals.

One person rushed from the scene Priority One, suffering critical injuries, that would later prove fatal at an area hospital.

The other person, minor injuries.

THE BLUE DOT MARKS WHERE THE CRASH OCCURRED ON NORTH HOMESTEAD DR. THE VEHICLE WAS TRAVELING NORTH.

The crash was determined to be in the city of Joplin jurisdiction.

A short time later a perimeter was set, traffic was blocked and members of the Joplin Police Major Crash team began arriving to map the crash.

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JPD are working to notify next of kin. This story will not be updated until later Saturday.

Google Street View of the actual location of the crash. Use fingers to zoom and scroll in the interactive box.

RELEASE OF INFORMATION AROUND MIDNIGHT FROM THE JOPLIN POLICE DEPARTMENT

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