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.