KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department says a pedestrian died after they were hit by a car near East 87th Street and Newton Avenue Saturday.

Police say the driver of a black Ford Mustang was traveling west on East 87th Street and the pedestrian was crossing the street heading north. The mustang driver struck the pedestrian.

The pedestrian was rushed to an area hospital where he was pronounced dead shortly after arrival.

He has been identified as 51-year-old Brian D. Thalblum, of Leawood, Kansas.

The driver was not injured.

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