Police investigate fatal accident near 3rd and Oakland

Kansas City, Kan., police are investigating a fatal accident near 3rd and Oakland.

At 1:16 a.m. Sept. 1, police responded to the location on reports of a fatal accident, according to a spokesman.

When officers arrived, they found a deceased man of unknown age who had been struck by a vehicle, the spokesman said.

A preliminary investigation indicated that a vehicle had been traveling southbound on 3rd Street when it struck the victim, according to the spokesman. The vehicle was gone before police arrived.

The identity of the victim is being withheld until there is positive identification and family notification, police said.

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

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