GENERIC: Crash, broken glass, wreck

KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) –- A male pedestrian has died after being hit by a semi-truck in Kansas City, Missouri on Saturday.

A male pedestrian, who has been identified as 34-year-old Jared R. Miller of Kansas City, Missouri, was struck on I-70 at Main Street at about 11:30 a.m. 

According to the police, a white semi-truck and trailer were headed east on I-70 when Miller, who was on the north side of the road, crossed the interstate.

The truck driver did not see him in time and ran into him.

Miller was pronounced dead at the scene.

Eastbound I-35 in the River Market area was temporarily closed following the incident.

The truck driver did not sustain any injuries.

Miller worked at HNTB, a construction engineering company in Kansas City, Missouri, and they sent KCTV5 a statement Monday.

The employees of HNTB are shocked and saddened by the sudden death of our colleague, Jared Miller. He was a skilled visionary who was recognized regionally and nationally for his transportation planning and engineering expertise. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones as we all deal with this tragic loss. Jared will be deeply missed in our firm and the Kansas City community where he faithfully and selflessly served.

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