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Pedestrian dies after being struck along Interstate 670 in KC

A pedestrian trying to cross Interstate 670 near Genessee Street in Kansas City about midnight Monday, June 19, 2017, died when he was hit by multiple vehicles and dragged, according to media reports.
A pedestrian trying to cross Interstate 670 near Genessee Street in Kansas City about midnight Monday, June 19, 2017, died when he was hit by multiple vehicles and dragged, according to media reports. The Star

A pedestrian running across Interstate 670 in Kansas City around midnight Monday died when he was hit by a car, police said.

The man was trying to cross eastbound I-670 near Genessee Street when he was struck by a Volkswagen passenger car, police said.

The driver stopped immediately after hitting the pedestrian. Witnesses told police that man had run from the left shoulder across the lanes of traffic.

The man has not been identified.

The crash closed eastbound I-670 for several hours while police investigated. It reopened around 4:30 a.m.

Robert A. Cronkleton: 816-234-4261, @cronkb

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