Elderly man struck, killed along Jefferson County highway

Elderly man struck, killed along Jefferson County highway

Elderly man struck, killed along Jefferson County highway

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 4:32 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 4:42 AM

JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV) – An elderly man was struck and killed late Monday night while standing along side a Jefferson County highway.

Police say the victim, Irvin Emerson, 92, was struck on Route A just west of Burning Tree Lane shortly before 6 p.m.

The accident happened when Emerson got out of his vehicle to assess his car and the possible damage done in a previous accident.  As he examined his vehicle, Emerson walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle driven by Treena Fults, 42.

Emerson was pronounced dead at the scene. Fults, driving a Honda Accord was not injured in the accident.

Further detail in the investigation has not been released.

 

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