Pedestrian struck, killed in I-70 hit-and-run Wednesday morning

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Update: The driver in the suspected hit-and-run crash is in custody, police say.

Earlier: Kansas City police are investigating a crash that killed a pedestrian early Wednesday morning bear Interstate 70 and Brooklyn Avenue.

According to police at the scene, a vehicle struck a man walking on the highway and drove away. Following the crash, at least two other vehicles possibly hit the man while he lay prone on the ground.

The vehicle that initially hit the man will have obvious signs of damage and they are not sure if it was a truck or car.

Police are also investigating why the man was walking on the highway.

Anyone with information regarding the incident is urged to call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

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