Police Department

Driver Killed on I-70 Identified

Independence Police Department

223 N. Memorial Drive

Independence, MO 64050-3013

Accident Investigation Unit

Sergeant Jason Petersen

(816) 325-7292


News Release


For immediate release:  May 19, 2015


Driver Killed on I-70 Identified


The driver killed in the collision at westbound I-70 east of 470 on Saturday, May 16, was 59 year-old Roger Bence of Blue Springs, Mo.

The investigation is ongoing.