Pedestrian struck, killed by tractor-trailer identified
JOPLIN (AP) — A pedestrian killed in a Joplin crash has been identified as an 18-year-old.
The Joplin Globe (http://bit.ly/1YYVZJG ) reports that police say Micayla Christenson, of Joplin, was struck Monday and died at a hospital.
Police said witnesses reported Christenson fell into the side of a tractor-trailer. Police said the rig's driver stopped and cooperated with authorities.
Police say the investigation is ongoing.