KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A pedestrian is dead after being hit by a suspect driving a stolen car.

It happened near Interstate 435 and Truman Road around 4 p.m. Wednesday.

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.

Officers stopped the chase and another officer not involved found a pedestrian that had been hit and killed at Truman Road and I-435 a short time later.

Police said the pedestrian died from his injuries.

A woman in the suspect vehicle was taken into custody.

Police are still searching for the man who was driving the vehicle.

The officers involved in the chase went to the hospital to be checked out but no major injuries were reported.

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