(KMOV) – A female pedestrian was struck and killed as she attempted to cross the eastbound lanes of Highway 44.
The accident happened around 11:40 p.m. Saturday night on Highway 44 near Southwest Avenue in Southwest City. Police say the victim was running across the highway when she was struck by a car.
The victim has been identified as 30-year-old Sara C. Gestring from the 700 block of Dartmouth.
The driver of the vehicle that struck Gestring stopped and cooperated with authorities.
The city police accident reconstruction team is investigating the incident.
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