Man dies after accident near 63rd and Leavenworth Road

A man in his late 50s died after an accident at 11:40 a.m. Sunday, May 4, in the 6300 block of Leavenworth Road.

Kansas City, Kan., police responded to the scene, and when they arrived, found the man deceased from his injuries, a spokesman said.

A preliminary investigation showed the victim and another vehicle were stopped at the intersection of 63rd and Leavenworth Road when a third vehicle, also traveling east, struck the victim from behind, according to police.

The driver of the striking vehicle stayed on the scene, police said.

The identity of the victim will not be released pending positive identification and family notification, the spokesman said.

The accident remains under investigation by the Kansas City, Kan., Police Department’s Traffic Support Unit-Critical Collision Response Team.

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