Update (4:00 a.m.) – A pedestrian was struck and killed on I-70 at the Higginsville exit Monday night. According to the Highway Patrol, John Brown, 25, of St. Louis, was hit as he was walking in the westbound lane of I-70. The driver of the vehicle that hit him, Joshua Jean, 38, of Kentucky was not hurt.
Original story – Authorities have confirmed a pedestrian hit on I-70 in the 10:00 hour Monday evening. According to the Highway Patrol, the accident was a fatality. It occurred in the westbound lane of I-70 at the 50 mile marker, which is near the Higginsville exit. We will bring you more information as it becomes available.