St. Louis-area man killed after car strikes tree on Metcalf Avenue in Overland Park

A 40-year-old man from the St. Louis area died after a one-car accident Saturday night in Overland Park, police said.

The accident occurred about 8:25 p.m. in the 9600 block of Metcalf Avenue. Police said a Hyundai Sonata left a northbound lane of Metcalf and struck a tree.

The driver was taken to a hospital and later pronounced dead. The Overland Park Police Department traffic safety unit was investigating. The man’s name was withheld pending notification of his family.