Authorities ID Missouri pedestrian killed on KC highway

December 22, 2019 GMT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Authorities have identified a man who was struck and killed by a car early Saturday while walking on a Kansas City highway.

Kansas City police identified the man as Craig A. Herden, 23, of Kearney, Missouri.

Kansas City police said the crash happened just before 2 a.m. on Missouri 152 just west of Liberty.

Police said the driver of the car — a 24-year-old man from Kansas City — stopped at the scene. He was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.

An investigation into the crash was ongoing.