Herculaneum, Mo. (KMOV.com) – Jefferson county Police said a Eureka, Missouri man was hit by a car and killed on northbound I-55 near Herculaneum Wednesday night.
According to the Missouri Highway Patrol, around 9:45 p.m., 21-year-old Elijah Lebcowitz was struck by a vehicle on northbound I-55 near mile marker 178.
Authorities say Lebcowitz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Part of northbound I-55 was closed following the accident.
The highway reopened around 1:00 am.