Authorities have identified a man who was struck and killed by a car while walking on a Kansas City highway.

Kansas City police identified the man as 23-year-old Craig A. Herden, of Kearney, Missouri. Kansas City police say the crash happened just before 2 a.m. Saturday on Missouri 152 just west of Liberty.

Police say the driver of the car -- a 24-year-old man from Kansas City-- stopped at the scene.

He was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries. An investigation into the crash was ongoing.

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