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Pedestrian struck on I-70, expected to survive

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Posted at 1:20 PM, Jan 23, 2020
and last updated 2020-01-23 14:20:04-05

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A portion of Interstate 70 eastbound near 5th Street in Kansas City, Kansas, was closed Thursday afternoon following a crash involving a pedestrian.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol, a pedestrian was walking across the highway and was in a lane of traffic when the driver of a semi truck saw the man.

The semi driver was able to slow down before hitting him, the Highway Patrol said.

The pedestrian was taken to the hospital and is expected to survive his injuries.