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Police: Pedestrian struck, killed while arguing in Monroe County road

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(KMOV)-- A man allegedly arguing with another man in the middle of the road died Sunday morning, when he was hit by oncoming traffic.

Daniel Liefer, 31, was driving on IL-159 in Monroe County just before 3 a.m. When he crested a hill about a half-mile north of LL Road, he saw two pedestrians fighting in front of him, according to police.

Shane Toenjes, 23, was struck and killed. Tyler Donjon, 24, suffered serious injuries and was transported to St. Anthony’s Hospital.

Liefer was released from custody, and charges are pending.

 

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