Pedestrian struck by car, killed on U.S. Hwy. 71 - KCTV5

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Pedestrian struck by car, killed on U.S. Hwy. 71

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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

A pedestrian was killed Wednesday after they were hit by a car.

The accident happened about 2:45 p.m. Wednesday on northbound U.S. Highway 71 at 56th Street.

Police said a man was crossing Highway 71 when he was hit by a car and killed. The driver stopped at the scene.

Traffic headed north on the highway was temporarily closed at 57th Street. Motorists were advised to use an alternate route.

There's no word on whether slick roads might have played any part in the accident.

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