A 52-year-old man was struck and killed by an SUV Thursday night on the Kansas Turnpike in Shawnee County

KANSAS – According to the police report, this unfortunate incident happened around 8:10 p.m. 

A 2014 Ford SUV was traveling westbound on I-470 when the SUV struck the man near mile marker 179.

The officers declared Derick Taylor, of Topeka, dead on the scene. 

This story will be updated when new information is available.