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Pedestrian injured in hit-and-run crash has died, Grandview police say

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A 28-year-old pedestrian who was critically injured after he was struck by a vehicle as died, Grandview police said Monday.

Police identified the victim as Erik E. McDonough of Grandview. The crash happened about 3:20 p.m. Saturday at Second and Third streets.

McDonugh was taken to a hospital, where he died several days later.

The vehicle was not at the scene when officers arrived. Police are investigating the incident as a hit-and-run.

No specific description of the vehicle was released. Police said it should have damage to its front passenger side.

Anyone with information should call the TIPS Hotline anonymously at 816-474-8477.

Kaitlyn Schwers covers breaking news and crime at night for The Kansas City Star. Originally from Willard, Mo., she spent nearly three years reporting in Arkansas and Illinois before returning to Missouri and joining The Star in 2017.


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