Man fatally struck on I-44 was taking pictures, police say

2 years 5 months 1 week ago Monday, February 08 2016 Feb 8, 2016 Monday, February 08, 2016 11:24:34 AM CST February 08, 2016 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis police say a 24-year-old man who was struck and killed on Interstate 44 last week was taking pictures of two friends who were in the median.

Will Miner was fatally struck at 3:50 a.m. Feb. 2. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police told the St. Louis Post-Dispatch that Miner was with two friends when he stepped into the left lane of eastbound I-44 to take a photo of his friends, who were sitting on the center median when Miner was struck by a Toyota 4Runner.

Police did not say why the pictures were being taken.

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