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.