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Pedestrian succumbs to injuries after collision in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, Saturday

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Posted at 10:08 PM, Nov 18, 2023
and last updated 2023-11-20 15:44:30-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian was critically injured after being struck by a vehicle while crossing St. John Avenue in northeast Kansas City, Missouri, Saturday evening, according to the Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department.

Officers responded around 5:32 p.m. on a report of a pedestrian struck with life-threatening injuries near the intersection of St. John Avenue and White Avenue.

Investigation efforts found the pedestrian left the sidewalk and walked in front of an eastbound Toyota RAV4. The collision caused the pedestrian to be thrown onto the pavement, per KCPD.

The driver of the Toyota stopped immediately after the collision. They were not injured.

The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital, where they succumbed to their injuries Monday, according to KCPD.

This was KCMO's 90th traffic fatality of the year. At this point in 2022, there had been 78 traffic fatalities.

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