Woman struck and killed by van in Kansas City

A woman was struck and killed by a van early Sunday in eastern Kansas City, according to police.

Police responded to the scene about 5:30 a.m. near 47th Street and Ridgeway Avenue. The initial investigation showed that a woman was lying in the eastbound lane of 47th Street, just east of Ridgeway.

A Ford E-150 van traveling east on 47th hit the woman. She was prounounced dead at the scene.

The Kansas City Police Department continued to investigate the death.

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