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Volunteer deputy dies after being hit by semi, 2 vehicles on I-70 in Blue Springs

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BLUE SPRINGS, MO (KCTV) -

A pedestrian was struck and killed on I-70 east of Woods Chapel Road in Blue Springs. 

The victim has been identified as 39-year old Jeffrey M. Koontz of Council Bluffs, Iowa. 

Koontz was a volunteer deputy with the Pottawattamie County Sheriff's Department in the state. 

According to the crash log, Koontz was struck by a semi that then fled the scene. 

The victim was then struck by two other vehicles; a 2008 Chevrolet Equinox and a 2007 Saturn Ion.  

Koontz was pronounced dead at the scene. 

In connection with the crash, the authorities are looking for a blue semi with a white trailer. If you see the vehicle, dial *55 or Missouri State Highway Patrol Troop A at 816-622-0800.

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