Police identified a 43-year-old pedestrian who died early Wednesday after being struck by a hit-and-run driver while walking in the 3-Trails Crossings area of Kansas City as Larenzo D. White.
White, a Kansas City resident, was found dead along westbound Interstate 435 shortly after midnight.
The man was walking west on the right-hand shoulder of I-435 just east of the Grandview Road bridge. An unknown vehicle traveling west on the ramp from southbound I-49 to I-435 struck the pedestrian, according to police.
The vehicle left the scene. Emergency crews pronounced White dead at the scene.
Police said that they had not found anyone who witnessed the fatal hit-and-run and asked anyone with information to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.