Grandview police investigating deadly crash where person walking on I-49 was killed

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GRANDVIEW, Mo. — Grandview police say one person died in a crash early Monday morning, and investigators say the person was walking in the driving lanes of Interstate 49.

The crash happened at about 4:15 a.m. in the southbound lanes of I-49, south of Main Street, when someone driving a box truck hit the victim, who died at the scene.

Grandview police identified the man as 61-year-old Joseph Legrotte.

The box truck driver stopped and remained at the scene, and is cooperating with the investigation.

FOX4 will provide more details about this story as further information is confirmed.

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