Police block EB HWY 50 at 291 in Lee's Summit following crash

LEE'S SUMMIT, Mo. - - Lee's Summit police have blocked off the eastbound lanes of Highway 50 at southbound Highway 291 after a pedestrian was struck and killed.

Police dispatchers said crews were called out just after 8 p.m. to the intersection on a reported crash.

Authorities requested additional resources to help investigate the crash.

Lee's Summit Police Spokesman Chris Depue says a pedestrian was struck and killed near the intersection.

Authoritie say the incident was a hit-and-run.

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