Tuesday, September 15, 2009

Pedestrian killed in accident with police car identified

The man who was killed in a crash with a Kansas City Police car at Independence Avenue and Bennington at 11:28 a.m. Sept. 4, 2009, has been identified as 78-year-old Antonio Salazar Perales (date of birth June 13, 1931).

Mr. Perales used a number of different names, and investigators have been unable to locate any family members in the Kansas City area to notify regarding his death. Investigators were able to locate the above photo from an arrest in 1984 from the Bexar County Sheriff's Office in Texas (his date of birth was listed as June 30, 1927, at the time of that arrest). Anyone with information regarding the family of Mr. Perales should call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS (8477).

The investigation into the accident is still ongoing.

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