One man dead in pedestrian accident on I-70 near Kauffman Stadium

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- Kansas City police say a man died on Saturday night in a pedestrian accident on Interstate 70 near Stadium Drive.

Police told FOX 4's Megan Brilley at the scene that the man attempted to run across the interstate, but died on impact when a car hit him. The driver of that car stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

There were three westbound lanes of I-70 closed as of 9:40 p.m., police estimated it would be about 10:30 before the lanes reopened.

The victim's identity wasn't released on Saturday night, FOX 4 will continue to follow developments with this story.