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KCPD investigating fatal car crash on Troost Avenue

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Posted at 8:11 PM, Oct 27, 2021
and last updated 2021-10-27 22:53:46-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department is investigating a fatal car crash that occurred on Troost Avenue Wednesday night.

KCPD said that the incident was a "pedestrian-involved collision" that killed a 61-year-old woman.

"Investigation determined that a pedestrian was crossing Troost east-to-west when she was struck by a northbound vehicle, which then left the scene," KCPD said in an email.

The area between E 81st Terrace and E 82nd Terrace was closed in both directions, according to a tweet from KCPD.

KCPD told the public to avoid the area while they investigate.

The area was reopened to traffic around 8:45 p.m. Wednesday.

This is a developing story.