Authorities request help identifying the driver in a hit-and-run that left one dead

Posted at 8:55 AM, Sep 30, 2021
and last updated 2021-09-30 09:55:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Missouri Highway Patrol, along with the Greater KC Crime Stoppers TIPS Hotline, are asking for any information regarding those involved in a hit-and-run that killed one woman on Sept. 16.

The incident happened under the Blue Ridge overpass on Truman Road around 12:34 a.m., according to a release.

Two females stopped to take photos of their motorcycles. One of them was then hit by a small passenger vehicle going westbound on Truman. The vehicle fled the scene, and it may have turned onto Stark Avenue.

"Troopers have not been able to positively identify the vehicle or the driver," the release states.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-8477 or visit All information submitted is anonymous.

For jurisdictions that utilize the Greater Kansas City Crime Stoppers Tips Hotline, anonymous tips can be made by calling 816-474-TIPS (8477), submitting the tip online or through the free mobile app at

Annual homicide details and data for the Kansas City area are available through the KSHB 41 News Homicide Tracker, which was launched in 2015. Read the KSHB 41 News Mug Shot Policy.