Update: Police Release Name of Woman Killed in Single Vehicle Crash Wednesday Morning

Fatal accident on Kenyon Ave. in Des Moines. (WHO-HD)

DES MOINES, Iowa – An early morning accident on Des Moines’ south side has claimed a life.

Des Moines police say officers and rescue personnel from the Des Moines Fire Department responded to a crash in the 1900 block of Kenyon Avenue at 3:24 a.m. Wednesday. When crews arrived on scene they found a car had struck a tree.

Emergency medical treatment was provided to the driver, 22-year-old Tierra Lynn Sanders, and she was transported to Methodist Hospital where she passed away.

Police are still investigating what caused the crash