KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Authorities say two people have died after a fleeing motorist crashed in Kansas City.

Police said in a news release that attempts to stop the sport utility vehicle ended before the driver apparently lost control early Friday on a U.S. 71 northbound ramp from Interstate 435. Police say the SUV struck a concrete bridge support.

The names of the two people killed weren’t immediately released. Police said only that they were male.