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Pedestrian struck, killed overnight on northbound I-435 at Winner Road

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Posted at 5:34 AM, Apr 16, 2024
and last updated 2024-04-18 15:34:04-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian was struck and killed on northbound Interstate 435 at Winner Road early Tuesday morning.

The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department was called to the scene shortly after 1:30 a.m.

Upon arrival, officers say a male pedestrian was crossing all lanes of northbound I-435 from east to west, when he was struck by a silver GMC Yukon Denali.

The pedestrian, identified as 62-year-old Thomas L. Gibson, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say the driver of the Dinali stopped and was not injured in the collision..

All lanes of northbound I-435 were shut down for about three hours while the investigation was underway, but re-opened shortly before 5 a.m.

This is the 34th fatality compared to the 20th at this time last year.

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