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KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -- A pedestrian was hit and killed early Tuesday morning in Kansas City, MO, according to police.

Officers and emergency crews responded before 1 a.m. to an area near Interstate 435 and Front Street in response to a pedestrian crash. Police said one person died in a crash at that location.

Crews blocked off the entrance and exit ramps to I-435 from Front Street and also the northbound lanes of I-435.

Police said a red Mercedes had been traveling north on I-435, north of Front Street, when it struck a pedestrian who had been walking in one of the lanes of traffic while wearing dark clothing. The pedestrian was pronounced dead at the scene, according to police.

UPDATE: On Wednesday, the pedestrian killed in this incident was identified as 56-year-old Ronald A. Jackson from KCMO. 

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