Police identify pedestrian killed in Kansas City, Kansas hit-and-run crash Friday night


KANSAS CITY, Kan. — The Kansas City, Kansas Police Department has identified the pedestrian killed in a hit-and-run crash late last week.

Officers responded to the area of North 10th Street and Central Avenue just before 9 p.m. Friday where they discovered a man had been struck by a vehicle and was lying in the street.

The victim was taken to an area hospital where he died from his injuries.

He has been identified as 41-year-old John Davis IV, of Kansas City, Kansas.

The suspect vehicle is described as a white or silver Suburban-style vehicle pulling a black enclosed trailer and left the scene before officers arrived.

The incident remains under investigation by KCKPD.

Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS Hotline at (816)-474-8477.

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