Police have responded to reports of a death about 10:30 p.m. Thursday at the 2500 block of South 14th Street in Kansas City, Kansas.
When they arrived at the location, police found a man in his 50s deceased on the side of the road.
A preliminary investigation showed the man was struck by a vehicle while he was walking down the roadway, a police spokesman said. There is no description of the suspect vehicle at this time.
The identity of the victim is being withheld until there is positive identification and family notification, police said.
The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department’s Traffic Support Unit-Critical Collision Response Team is investigating. Anyone with information is asked to call the TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS.