DOUGLAS COUNTY, Kan. (KSNT) – The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office and Kansas Highway Patrol are investigating a fatality along K-10 highway.
The Douglas County Sheriff’s Office said a pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle just before 5 a.m. Saturday morning. It happened in the eastbound lanes of K10 just west of E1900 Road.
Police later said the person was that killed was a 74-year-old Leawood man. He was in the eastbound lanes of K-10 when he was hit by the vehicle. It is unknown at this time why he was on the highway. The driver of the vehicle that hit him stayed on the scene after the collision.
The name of the man that was killed will not be released until his family has been notified.
This is an ongoing investigation.