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Valley Park woman struck, killed while walking on Highway 141 Wednesday

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Police on Highway 141 near Clayton Road after a woman was struck & killed Wednesday (Credit: KMOV) Police on Highway 141 near Clayton Road after a woman was struck & killed Wednesday (Credit: KMOV)

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) –  Police have identified the woman who was struck and killed on southbound Highway 141 in St. Louis County early Wednesday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 39-year-old Charlena Evans, of Valley Park, was walking in the lanes north of Clayton Road just after 3 a.m. when she was struck from behind by a GMC Sierra. 

Officials said the driver that hit Evans will not face charges because officials determined he wasn't able to see her. 

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The lanes closed shortly after the incident occurred and reopened around 6:10 a.m.

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