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KHP identifies person killed Thursday night on turnpike in Topeka

Authorities say a person was struck and killed along the Kansas Turnpike, near Topeka March 4,...
Authorities say a person was struck and killed along the Kansas Turnpike, near Topeka March 4, 2021.(WIBW)
Published: Mar. 4, 2021 at 9:06 PM CST
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TOPEKA, Kan. (WIBW) - The Kansas Highway Patrol has identified the person struck and killed by a vehicle Thursday night on the turnpike in south Topeka.

Authorities said a Ford SUV was headed westbound on I-470, just east of exit 177, around 8 p.m. when it hit a pedestrian.

The pedestrian, identified as Derick Taylor, 52, of Topeka died at the scene.

KHP said no other injuries were reported.

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