KANSAS CITY, Kan. — A man hit by a vehicle near 42nd Street and Metropolitan Avenue died Wednesday.

According to the Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department, the man was struck by a vehicle at the intersection.

He was taken to the hospital with potentially life-threatening injuries but later died. He has been identified as 87-year-old Martin Gomez.

The driver remained on scene and is cooperating with police.

The crash caused the closure of Metropolitan Avenue from 41st to 44th streets Wednesday morning. The area has since reopened.

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