Pedestrian struck and killed trying to cross highway in Johnson County

Overland Park, Kansas — A boy was struck and killed by a pickup truck as he tried to cross a highway in Johnson County on Saturday, the Kansas Highway Patrol said.

According to reports, Ezekial Crapo, of Lenexa, was trying to cross I-35 on foot, just south of 75th Street in Overland Park just after 9 p.m. when he was struck by a Ford F-150 pickup truck. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

The age of the boy has not yet been released.

An investigation of the crash is ongoing. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language, racial slurs or consistent name calling will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review.

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