Posted on Oct 10, 2022

CASS COUNTY, MO - Authorities have announced an arrest in a fatal hit-and-run incident that occurred Saturday morning in Cass County.

According to KCTV, a construction worker was struck by a Ford F-150 headed northbound on I-49 at about 1:30 a.m.  The worker, a 35-year-old Kansas City man, was pronounced dead at the scene.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol said the driver involved fled the scene on foot after the crash.  The driver, a 24-year-old Independence man, was arrested on Saturday evening.  He is facing multiple charges, including felony leaving scene of a motor vehicle accident, felony driving while intoxicated, and endangerment of a highway worker.

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