The Missouri Highway Patrol has released the name of a Kansas City, Kan., man struck and killed by a pickup truck Friday on Interstate 29 near St. Joseph.
Taano Aisek, 26, was hit by the truck after he stepped out of his vehicle onto the road following a separate, non-injury wreck, according to the patrol.
The wreck occurred about 10:40 p.m. in the northbound lanes of I-29, about five miles south of St. Joseph.
The driver of the pickup truck stopped and was interviewed by the patrol.
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Aisek was pronounced dead later that night by the Buchanan County medical examiner’s office.