Man walking on Jefferson County highway struck, killed - KMOV.com

Man walking on Jefferson County highway struck, killed

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FARMINGTON, Mo. -- A man is dead after being hit by a car while walking in a highway traffic lane in Jefferson County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 51-year-old Bryan Johnston of Park Hills died Tuesday night.

The patrol says Johnson was in the southbound lane of U.S. 61 in Farmington when he was struck by a car and knocked to the ground. He was pronounced dead at the scene. It wasn’t clear why Johnston was walking on the highway.

The 18-year-old driver of the car was not hurt.

 

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