Police: Pedestrian hit, killed on Highway 71 in KCMO

Posted at 4:36 AM, Feb 20, 2017
and last updated 2017-02-20 07:15:43-05

Kansas City police are investigating after a pedestrian was fatally struck on Highway 71 Sunday evening.

Authorities say the incident happened around 11 p.m. in the northbound lanes where Highway 71 meets Highway 29, just north of I-670.

Officials couldn't comment on how the pedestrian might have been so close to traffic or what led up to the accident. 

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