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Pedestrian struck shuts down US 69 south of College Avenue

Pedestrian struck shuts down US69 south of College Avenue
Posted at 12:41 PM, Jul 25, 2021
and last updated 2021-07-26 09:25:13-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian suffered serious injuries after being struck by a vehicle on U.S. 69 south of College Avenue in Overland Park early Sunday.

Emergency crews were called to the scene shortly before 3:30 a.m.

An 18-year-old male pedestrian was transported to an area hospital with critical injuries. He is in stable condition.

One vehicle involved stopped and was cooperating with officers on the scene.

Overland Park police said there was possibly a second vehicle involved that has not yet been identified.

U.S. 69 southbound was shut down for several hours while an investigation was underway.

Anyone with any information is encouraged to call the police.

The highway was re-opened by 6:20 a.m.