KANSAS CITY, Kansas  KMBC is reporting a  Johnson County, Kansas Sheriff’s Deputy was struck and killed by a vehicle while conducting a traffic stop on 69 Highway near 143rd Street early Sunday morning.

The sheriff’s office said the deputy was killed at 1:30 a.m. when the deputy’s vehicle was struck by another motorist while they had someone pulled over.

The deputy’s name has not been released by the department.

69 Highway is currently closed in both directions as detectives from the Overland Park Police Department conduct an investigation into the incident.

This is a developing story.