KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Police Department says a pedestrian was killed Sunday morning on southbound 71-Highway and Emanuel Cleaver II Boulevard.
Police said the incident occurred around 5:50 a.m. when the pedestrian ran out into the southbound lanes of 71 Highway, directly in front of a white Nissan Altima. The pedestrian was struck a second time by a black Nissan Rogue that was directly behind the Altima.
Both drivers immediately stopped and remained at the scene. In addition, the police have not identified the victim at this time who died at the scene.
The victim has been identified as 22-year-old Jose Orlando Vega-Jurado.
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