KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Police identify the man hit and killed by a driver in a stolen car trying to escape police.
Officers said 44-year-old Ronald Campbell died Wednesday afternoon after the car hit him near Interstate 435 and Truman Road.
Officers went to check on a stolen vehicle and attempted to stop it when the suspect driver rammed the police vehicle.
A chase began at 57th Street and Independence Avenue with the suspect eventually going the wrong way on I-435.
Police said they stopped the chase, but less than a minute later, the driver hit Campbell. He died from his injuries.
Officers arrested a female passenger in the car. They also identified a suspect who drove the car at the time of the crash. The driver is not yet in custody.
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