Pedestrian hit along 71-Highway has serious injuries

71-Highway reopens after a vehicle struck and injured a pedestrian.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian has serious injuries after a vehicle struck them along 71-Highway early Monday.

It happened around 6 a.m. near Truman Road.

Northbound 71-Highway was shut down for nearly two hours at Truman Road while police investigated.

There is no word yet on why the pedestrian was on the highway.

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