Tuesday, April 23, 2019
Downtown Kansas City Tragedy: Transit Activist Jared Miller Struck By Semi-truck & Killed Walking Across Interstate
Recently, we noticed Kansas City's professional community still reeling from a recent loss that defies logical explanation.
Some of his friends have decried local news coverage but the death of this otherwise brilliant, young man is odd given that he seemed way too smart to try and cross in the middle of a busy highway. He was a champion for downtown and his recent passing has created a social media stir.
The latest update from recent news is somewhat low-key . . .
According to investigators, Jared R. Miller was walking across the interstate when he was hit by the semi truck in the eastbound lanes of I-70 near Main Street.
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The engineering company that Miller worked for, HNTB, released the following statement Monday:
“The employees of HNTB are shocked and saddened by the sudden death of our colleague, Jared Miller. He was a skilled visionary who was recognized regionally and nationally for his transportation planning and engineering expertise. Our thoughts are with his family and loved ones as we all deal with this tragic loss. Jared will be deeply missed in our firm and the Kansas City community where he faithfully and selflessly served.”
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