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Apparent hit-and-run kills pedestrian in Oak Grove

Oak Grove police are looking for information on an apparent hit-and-run early Saturday that left a pedestrian dead.

The victim was identified only as a white male who was struck while he walked westbound on 15th Street sometime between 12:30 and 1:40 a.m. A passing motorist discovered his body, police said.

Authorities withheld the victim's name until relatives could be contacted.

Working with "limited suspect and suspect-vehicle information," police are asking for help from the public. Anyone with information should contact the TIPS hotline (816-474-TIPS) or Oak Grove police at 816-690-3773.

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