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1 pedestrian dead in hit-and-run crash in Kansas City, Kansas

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Posted at 1:44 PM, Feb 01, 2022
and last updated 2022-02-07 17:46:40-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One pedestrian is dead after being struck by a vehicle Tuesday afternoon in Kansas City, Kansas.

The incident happened at 12:55 p.m. at North 55th Street and Leavenworth Road, according to the KCK Police Department.

The pedestrian, identified Feb. 7 as Lori Lynn Long, 47, was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene.

Traffic is currently being blocked between 55th Street and 57th Street on Leavenworth Road.

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