KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person was killed Monday afternoon in Independence after being struck by a vehicle.
Police said the crash occurred around 12:40 p.m. on southbound Missouri Route 291 at 23rd Street.
A southbound Chevrolet Malibu hit a pedestrian who had run into traffic, according to a news release.
The pedestrian, 42-year-old Jennifer Brown, died at Centerpoint Hospital, where they were being treated for injuries.
The crash still is under investigation and the victim’s identity has not yet been released.