Pedestrian dies after being hit by semi in downtown loop

KANSAS CITY, Mo. -- A pedestrian has died after being struck by a semi in the downtown loop Saturday morning, according to police.

The crash happened just before 11:30 a.m.

According to investigators, a 34-year-old man was walking across the interstate when he was hit by the semi truck in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Main Street.

The semi driver did stop and is cooperating with the investigation. Drivers are being asked to avoid the area.

This is a developing story and will be updated.

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