Victim of fatal traffic accident identified

The Kansas City, Kansas, Police Department has identified the pedestrian who was struck and killed while crossing the street in the 4200 block of Metropolitan Ave. last Wednesday, Sept. 14.

Martin Gomez, 87, a resident of Kansas City, Kansas, was transported to a hospital where he later died, according to a spokesman for the Kansas City, Kansas, police.

This incident remains under investigation by the KCKPD Traffic Division, the spokesman stated.

Anyone with information on this case is urged to call the Crime Stoppers TIPS hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).