Police investigating death on North 47th

Kansas City, Kan., police are investigating a death of a man in the 1800 block of North 47th.

Officers were dispatched to the address around 1:05 p.m. Jan. 1 to check on the welfare of a person lying on the ground, a spokesman said.

They found a man in his 50s dead, the spokesman said. The cause of death has not been determined.

The victim’s identity is being withheld pending identification and family notification.

The Police Department’s Major Case Unit is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Company recalls walnuts, pecans

Fisher chopped walnuts, in the 8-ounce size, and Fisher pecan cookie pieces, in 8-ounce plastic bags, have been recalled because some of the products may be contaminated with salmonella, according to a John B. Sanfilippo and Son, Inc. company announcement.

Consumers who have purchased the items with certain “best by dates” at stores in Kansas, Missouri, Arizona, Arkansas, Colorado, Louisiana, New Mexico, Oklahoma and Texas, or online, should not consume it, the company stated. The “best by dates” were Oct. 31, 2015, through Nov. 3, 2015, and can be found on the back of the package.

The item should be returned to the store of purchase for a full refund or replacement, the company stated.

To see a list of the “best by dates” for the recalled product, and their product numbers, visit this website: www.fda.gov/Safety/Recalls/ucm428489.htm.

Accident reported on I-35 near 7th Street

An accident was reported on I-35 northbound, just south of 7th Street, at 5:20 a.m. Jan. 1.

According to the Kansas Highway Patrol trooper’s report, a Ford Contour was northbound on I-35 in Kansas City, Kan., when it drove onto the left shoulder and struck the barrier wall.

A passenger in the Contour, a 38-year-old man from Kansas City, Kan., had a possible injury and was taken to a hospital in Kansas City, Kan., the report stated. He was not wearing a seat belt, according to the report.

The driver, a 47-year-old man from Kansas City, Kan., was not injured, the report stated.