Update: The Douglas County sheriff’s office Monday identified the pedestrian in the early Saturday morning incident as Douglas Petty, 74, of Leawood.
A 74-year-old Leawood man was struck and killed early Saturday in the eastbound lanes of Kansas 10 near a golf course in Douglas County.
The incident happened about 5 a.m. on K-10 west of East 1900 Road, according to the Douglas County sheriff’s office. Authorities said they did not know why the man was on the highway. His name was not immediately released.
The driver of the vehicle that hit the man stayed at the scene, the sheriff’s office said.
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