Pedestrian struck, killed along I-70 in Blue Springs

Pedestrian struck, killed along I-70 in Blue Springs

BLUE SPRINGS, Mo. – Authorities have identified a 28-year-old man struck and killed early Wednesday along westbound Interstate 70 as David R. Ritchie of Blue Springs.

Three vehicles struck Ritchie about 6:05 a.m. as he attempted to cross the interstate near Adams Dairy Parkway. Ritchie had just gotten off work at a nearby Wal-Mart and was walking home. He died at the scene, the Missouri Highway Patrol reported.

Traffic along the interstate was narrowed to one lane while troopers investigated. (This story was posted at

News reports compiled by the staff of Attorney Steve Sanders from various news sources. Contact the Sanders.Law. if you need more information or have questions concerning auto accidents. Our firm works hard to make the community a better place. Accidents like this should never happen. We strive to make the streets safe for our clients, our friends, and our families, one case at a time.


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