A pedestrian has been killed in a fatal auto accident when a car ran over him as he worked on his vehicle in Kansas City, Missouri. The tragic auto accident occurred Tuesday morning, just after 6 a.m. According to Kansas City officials, the tragic accident occurred as the man was repairing his vehicle on 10th Street near Washington Avenue when a car accidently ran over him and killed him. Police report the driver who killed the man was in his 60’s and was driving a car with mechanical issues that required the man to use his cane to push the brake pedal. The man had been driving the car under this condition for quite some time. Tragically, the man’s cane slipped off the brake pedal causing him to run over the victim. The fatal accident is still under investigation.
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