Jefferson County man, 92, dies after being hit by car

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Associated Press

Posted on January 8, 2013 at 9:58 AM

Updated Tuesday, Jan 8 at 12:38 PM

FESTUS, Mo. -- Authorities in Jefferson County continue to investigate the death of a 92-year-old man who was struck by a car while standing along a highway.

 

The accident happened Monday night on Route A near Festus. Police say Irvin Emerson got out of his car to assess damage from a previous accident when he walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

Emerson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car that struck him was not injured.

 

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