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.
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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.