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CASS COUNTY, Mo. — A construction worker was killed overnight in Cass County in a hit-and-run northbound on I-49 Highway.

According to Missouri State Highways Patrol, a 2010 Ford F-150 was traveling northbound in a construction zone and struck the worker. The driver fled the scene on foot and the driver has not been identified.

The crash occurred around 1:30 a.m.

The construction worker has been identified as 35-year-old Jonathan Wilson of Kansas City, Missouri. Wilson was pronounced dead on the scene at 1:58 a.m. by Western Peculiar Fire Protection District Captain.

The area was closed for five hours before re-opening.

An arrest has been made in this case. It is a 24-year old man from Independence. He is currently being held at the Cass County Jail on a $250,000 bond.

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