Kearney man killed after being hit by car in overnight crash identified

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A Kearney man has died Saturday after being struck by a car overnight.

The pedestrian was identified as Craig A. Herden, 23.

Police officers were called to investigate a crash on Missouri 152 just east of Brighton Avenue. The call came in just before 1:45 a.m. Saturday morning.

When officers arrived on the scene they found a pedestrian that had been struck by a car.

An eastbound vehicle struck a man, who was trying to cross or was walking in the lanes of traffic. The victim died from his injuries at the scene of the crash.  He was identified as a 23-year-old man from Kearney.

The driver stayed at the scene to assist with the investigation and was then taken to the hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

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