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Pedestrian killed in overnight car accident at 152 & N. Brighton Avenue

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Posted at 5:26 AM, Dec 21, 2019
and last updated 2019-12-22 18:36:35-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo.  — A pedestrian was killed in a crash on 152 Highway and N. Brighton Avenue early Saturday morning.

Officers were called to the scene shortly before 2:00 a.m. Police have identified the victim as 23-year-old Craig A. Helden from Kearney, Missouri.

Investigators said a Mitsubishi passenger car was eastbound when it struck a pedestrian who was either crossing or walking in the traffic lanes.

The driver, a 24 year-old man from Kansas City, stopped at the scene.

The driver was transported with minor injuries.

An investigation is underway.

The name of the victim has not yet been released.

A previous version of this article reported the victim as Craig A. Herden.