Early morning accident along Metcalf in Mission leaves teenager dead


A teenager was killed in a one-car accident early Wednesday morning in Mission.

Mission police released the following information regarding the accident:

At 1:25 a.m. on 09/02/2015, the Mission Police were advised of an accident in the 5200 block of northbound Metcalf. Upon arrival, they found a white, 2003 Pontiac Grand Am that had left the road. It appeared that the driver had lost control of the vehicle and had struck a tree. The driver, an 18 year old female, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The case is still under investigation and Overland Park’s Accident Reconstruction Unit is assisting with the investigation.

UPDATE: The driver’s name is Ceraa Carson of Kansas City, MO. Her DOB is 11-18-96.