Pedestrian struck and killed on KC-area interstate highway


GRANDVIEW, Mo. (AP) — An investigation continues after a pedestrian was struck and killed early Monday on Interstate 49 in Grandview, Missouri, near Kansas City.
The Kansas City Star reports that the accident happened about 4:30 a.m. when a box truck struck a man who was walking in the southbound lanes. Police don’t know why the man was walking in traffic lanes, and have not yet been able to determine his identity.
The truck driver stopped and cooperated with investigators. The accident forced southbound traffic to be diverted off the highway for about two hours.


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