LSPD narrows search of vehicle in death of pedestrian

September 10, 2013 

Lee’s Summit Police have eliminated two of three possible vehicles that struck and killed a man Sept. 6 as he tried to cross U.S. Highway 50.

According to police officials, the investigation has progressed and they have been able to eliminate two vehicle models. The LSPD is now seeking the driver of a 2000-2005 Chevrolet Malibu of which the color is still not known.

According to the department, 34-year-old Edward Moody of Lee’s Summit died Sept. 6 after attempting to cross the eastbound lanes of the highway from north to south and was struck by the Malibu traveling east.

The driver of the Malibu did not stop and continued eastbound on U.S. 50. Police are asking anyone with information to call the LSPD TIPS Hotline at 816-969-1752.

Lee’s Summit police were summoned at 8:05 Sept. 6 to the eastbound lanes of U.S. 50 near the west junction of Missouri 291 on a report that a pedestrian had been struck in the roadway. Upon arrival officers located the victim, Moody, who was pronounced dead at the scene.

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