Man killed in hit-and-run crash near Independence and Cypress in Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run Friday night in Kansas City.

The crash happened near Independence and Cypress avenues around 7:45 p.m.

Officials said a driver traveling west on Independence hit and killed a man walking around 7:45 p.m. and then left the scene. The victim was taken to the hospital in critical condition where he later died.

Police are still investigating. They have not released any suspect or vehicle information at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-8477.

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