Sheriff's Office Investigating Fatal Crash on 215th Street

Oct 17, 2017 - Johnson County (Kan.) – The Johnson County Sheriff’s Office is currently investigating a fatal vehicle accident involving a pedestrian on 215th between Switzer and Antioch Road.

On Tuesday, October 17, 2017 at approximately 6:55 a.m., deputies were dispatched to a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian crash in the area of 9500 block of 215th Street.  A preliminary investigation showed the driver of a pickup truck traveling westbound swerved onto the shoulder to avoid a parked vehicle and struck a pedestrian. The pedestrian suffered fatal injuries and died at the scene.  The pedestrian’s name is being withheld until family has been notified.  The driver of the pickup truck did not sustain any injuries.

This incident remains under investigation by the Johnson County Sheriff’s Office.