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Pedestrian killed near Interstate 435 and Truman Road

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Posted at 5:32 AM, Aug 01, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-01 15:51:38-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed during a single vehicle crash near Interstate 435 and Truman Road on Sunday morning.

According to Kansas City, Missouri police the incident happened just before 3:30 a.m.

KCPD said a Kia Sedan was traveling eastbound on I-435 when the driver lost control. The vehicle drove off of the south curb of the roadway when they hit the person who was sitting at the base of the exit ramp beyond the curb.

The victim, who was identified as a 55-year-old Independence man, died at the scene.

The north bound exit near I-435 at Truman Road was shut down while the investigation was underway.