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Arkansas man fatally struck by vehicle outside Granite City bar Monday

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A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City Monday night. Credit: KMOV A pedestrian was struck and killed by a vehicle near the Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City Monday night. Credit: KMOV
GRANITE CITY, Ill. (KMOV.com) -

Police have identified the man who was struck and killed near the West Chain of Rocks Road in Granite City Monday night.

Willie G. Shores, 44, of Arkansas, had been ejected from the Champion Sports Bar and Grill, located at Route 3 and the West Chain of Rocks Road, when he turned back to face the bar and stepped into oncoming traffic around 10:30 p.m.

The driver of the 2014 Ford Escape that struck Shores remained at the scene and is cooperating with police. 

Shores was in the area because he was working a construction worker on a project in the Edwardsville area. 

Southbound Route 3 reopened around 1 a.m. Tuesday.

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