City of Independence, Missouri

US 40 Hwy and 36th Street Pedestrian Crash

US 40 Hwy and 36th Street Victim Identification

For immediate release: October 17, 2017

The pedestrian killed in the collision near US 40 and 36th St on October 14th, 2017 was 44-year-old Steven Bailey of Shawnee, Kansas.

The investigation is ongoing.

US 40 Hwy and 36th Street Pedestrian crash

For immediate release: October 16, 2017

Independence Police are investigating a collision that occurred at about 7:41 PM on October 14th in the area of US 40 and 36th Street. A 44-year-old man was crossing US 40 southbound when he was struck by a single eastbound vehicle. He was transported by ambulance to a local hospital with potential life-threatening injuries. He later died of injuries sustained in the collision. The driver of the striking vehicle remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation.

The cause of the collision is under investigation. The name of the pedestrian will be released when notification to family has been confirmed.