UPDATE: Kansas City police say the victim in this crash, now identified as 73-year-old Rockne Gross, has died from his injuries.


KANSAS CITY, Mo. — One person is in the hospital Thursday following a hit-and-run crash in the Northland.

Police responded on a person being struck by a vehicle just before 3:30 p.m. at Maplewoods Parkway and North Walrond Avenue.

The victim was located in the street by the Kansas City Fire Department with serious injuries.

Police said the driver that struck the victim left the scene in an unknown direction. Police did not release a description of the suspect vehicle.

The victim was taken to an area hospital with life-threatening injuries.

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Anyone with information can call the TIPS Hotline at (816) 474-8477.