Date & Time: Sept. 5, 2020 11:58 pm
Location: 126.6 mile marker of I-70 westbound
Vehicle & Driver Information:
Vehicle 1: Silver 2013 Ford Fusion Hybrid
Driver 1: Kenneth R. Blackwell, Jr., 35, of Kansas City, MO. Seat belt-Yes. No Injuries
Vehicle 2: Silver 2005 Honda Accord
Driver 2: Timothy I. Cook, 29, of Columbia, MO. Seat belt-Yes. No injuries
Pedestrian 1: Identity withheld pending next of kin notification, 43, of Columbia, MO. Fatal Injuries
Vehicle 1 was traveling west in the driving lane of I-70 westbound at approximately the 126.6 mile marker, near Providence Road. Pedestrian 1 was walking west in the driving lane of I-70. Vehicle 1 struck the pedestrian. The pedestrian was then struck by Vehicle 2, which was also traveling west in the driving lane of I-70. The pedestrian received fatal injuries from the crash and was pronounced dead on-scene. Next of kin has not been notified at the time this press release was published.
The investigation is ongoing. There are no further details to provide at this time.
Case number 2020-008296