Elderly Man Struck and Killed by Car Near Festus

4 years 3 months 2 weeks ago January 08, 2013 Jan 8, 2013 Tuesday, January 08 2013 Tuesday, January 08, 2013 6:20:00 AM CST in News
By: Associated Press

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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