Man killed while pushing bicycle across interstate

2 years 8 months 1 week ago July 19, 2014 Jul 19, 2014 Saturday, July 19 2014 Saturday, July 19, 2014 4:04:40 PM CDT in News
By: The Associated Press

KANSAS CITY (AP) - A 24-year-old Kansas City man is dead after he was struck by a pickup truck while trying to cross Interstate 435 with a bicycle near Worlds of Fun.

The Kansas City Star reports Aaron Thompson was pushing his bicycle across the highway near Northeast Parvin Road at 12:04 a.m. Saturday when he was struck by the northbound pickup. Police say he died at the scene.

Alcohol doesn't appear to be a factor in the crash, which police say was witnessed by several other motorists.

 

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