Elderly Man Struck and Killed by Car Near Festus

Posted: Jan 8, 2013 6:20 AM by Associated Press
Updated: Jan 8, 2013 8:13 AM

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FESTUS, Mo. (AP) - Authorities in Jefferson County continue to investigate the death of a 92-year-old man who was struck by a car while standing along a highway.

The accident happened Monday night on Route A near Festus. Police say Irvin Emerson got out of his car to assess damage from a previous accident when he walked into the path of an oncoming vehicle.

Emerson was pronounced dead at the scene. The driver of the car that struck him was not injured.

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