One person backed over and killed in KCMO parking lot

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person died Monday night after allegedly passing out in a parking lot and an SUV accidentally backed over them.

The driver of the SUV said he was backing out of a parking space in the parking lot of an apartment complex in the 400 block of Maple when he noticed that he had hit “something.” The driver says he pulled forward and ran over “something” again.

The driver told police that he got out to see what he had hit and noticed the victim on the ground. Police say the driver immediately called for help.

Witnesses told investigators that the victim appeared to be passed out in the parking lot.

Police say the victim was pronounced dead at the scene by EMS crews.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released.