Pedestrian killed on NB 71 Highway at 55th Street

KANSAS CITY, Mo. - A pedestrian was struck and killed on 71 Highway at 55th Street.

Emergency crews were alerted a man was trapped underneath a car around 2:30 p.m. Wednesday. He died on the scene.

According to police, the man was crossing the highway at 55th Street in a crosswalk when he was hit by a car. The driver stayed on the scene and is cooperating with law enforcement.

The northbound lanes of the highway were closed until 3:30 p.m.

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