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Pedestrian dead after being struck Friday night in Kansas City, Missouri

Posted at 10:52 PM, May 03, 2024

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died Friday night after being hit by at least one vehicle in Kansas City, Missouri.

The incident happened about 9:30 p.m. in the 3200 block of Independence Avenue.

Police said a silver Chevy Silverado struck the pedestrian and fled the scene.

A separate vehicle followed the Chevy, and the Silverado later returned to the scene.

The pedestrian was transported to an area hospital and was pronounced deceased.

Police said there is evidence that a second vehicle possibly struck the pedestrian.

Traffic Unit investigators were on the scene late Friday gathering evidence and talking with possible witnesses.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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