Pedestrian struck several times in Kansas City hit-and-run

August 21, 2018

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police say a person who died in a hit-and-run on an interstate was struck several times before traffic could be stopped.

The death occurred Monday night along southbound Interstate 435 in Kansas City.

Police found the person’s body lying in the right lane of the interstate.

The Kansas City Star reports witnesses told police they had to swerve to miss the body before pulling over to help.

The highway was closed for several hours before reopening about 3 a.m. Tuesday.


Information from: The Kansas City Star, http://www.kcstar.com

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