Support Salvation Army Wildfire Relief

Police searching for driver who fled after striking, killing KC man walking near Grandview Triangle

GRANDVIEW, Mo. -- Police are looking for the person who fled the scene of a fatal hit-and-run crash near the Grandview Triangle early Wednesday morning.

According to police, just after midnight 43-year-old Larenzo D. White, of Kansas City, was a walking on the shoulder of westbound I-435 when a vehicle struck and killed him.

Right now investigators don't know who they're looking for because the driver didn't stop, but they have a few clues.

Investigators recovered pieces of the vehicle's headlight and amber turning signal, which appears to have come from a Ford.

The ramp from 71-Highway to westbound I-435 was shut down for nearly three hours overnight as the accident investigative unit collected evidence.

Since there were no witnesses, investigators say they  looking for a vehicle with new damage to the right headlight and turning signal. If you have information that can help, call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-TIPS.