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KC police release name of pedestrian struck and killed at Meyer and Troost

Kansas City said 60-year-old Richard L. Marcrum, of Kansas City, was killed after being struck by a vehicle Friday at Meyer Boulevard and Troost Avenue.
Kansas City said 60-year-old Richard L. Marcrum, of Kansas City, was killed after being struck by a vehicle Friday at Meyer Boulevard and Troost Avenue.

Kansas City police have released the name of a 60-year-old pedestrian who was killed Friday after being struck by a vehicle at Meyer Boulevard and Troost Avenue.

Police on Monday identified the man as Richard L. Marcrum of Kansas City.

Officers were called to the scene just after 10:30 a.m. on a report of an injury accident involving a pedestrian. Police said a southbound car struck Marcrum, who had stepped from the curb and into traffic. Marcrum was taken to a nearby hospital, where he died.

The driver stopped immediately and later spoke to investigators.

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