Emergency crews worked the scene of an accident Wednesday evening in the area of Broadway and Federal Streets. Shawnee firefighters responded to the single-vehicle accident that reportedly involved a vehicle hitting a tree just after 6 p.m. Firefighters confirmed there was one fatality at the scene. The incident is under investigation by Shawnee police. Calls to the police department's public information officer for more information have not yet been returned, so watch for updates online at www.news-star.com or in Friday's edition.