Man dies after being hit on interstate in Topeka

Police in Topeka have concluded that a pedestrian who was struck and killed on Interstate 70 took his own life. (Courtesy: Kansas First News)

TOPEKA, Kansas (AP) – Topeka police say a man died after he was hit by a semi-trailer truck on Interstate 70 in western Topeka.

Police say the man was struck about 6:30 a.m. Thursday. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

No further information was immediately available.

Eastbound traffic on the interstate was restricted to one lane for about three hours before the interstate was reopened.

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