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Pedestrian killed in hit-and-run crash near 57th Street, Swope Parkway

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Posted at 2:03 AM, Sep 22, 2020
and last updated 2020-09-22 06:59:06-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Kansas City, Missouri, police said a man was killed as he was walking across the northbound lanes of traffic near 57th Street and Swope Parkway Monday night.

Around 8:30 p.m. KCPD officers were called to the area for a deadly collision involving a pedestrian.

Police said the vehicle that hit the man left the scene.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a dark SUV or crossover.

The vehicle had reportedly been traveling at high speeds when the collision occurred and was last seen going northbound.

KCPD said the victim was a 45-year-old Kansas City, Missouri, man.