Traffic on Interstate 29 in Platte Woods was shut down Thursday after a pedestrian was struck on the southbound portion of the interstate.
The incident was reported about 8:50 p.m. on southbound I-29 just before Northwest 72nd Street.
The two right lanes of southbound I-29 were initially shut down, but traffic officials closed the three-lane highway less than an hour later.
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Traffic was backed up to Missouri 152 due to the incident.