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Trash truck hits, injures Shawnee woman Tuesday, police say

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Posted at 11:55 AM, Oct 23, 2018
and last updated 2018-10-23 12:55:05-04

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A trash truck struck and injured a pedestrian Tuesday morning in Shawnee, police said. 

A 37-year-old driver from Tonganoxie was backing up the truck after collecting trash on a dead-end street when he collided with a 69-year-old Shawnee woman, police said. The crash occurred in the 6500 block of Halsey Street.

The woman is being treated at an area hospital. The driver and the company are cooperating with the investigation, police said.