JACKSON COUNTY, Mo. – A Pleasant Hill teenager died after being hit by a car in Jackson County Saturday afternoon.

The Missouri Highway Patrol was called to the scene at westbound Highway 50, a half mile West of Alley Jackson around 5:45 yesterday. The report states that Robert D. McCormick, 18, stepped into the path of a vehicle driven by Jordan Aldrich, 24, of Sedalia.

McCormick was pronounced dead after being transported to Lee’s Summit Medical Center.