MARION COUNTY, Mo. — A pedestrian was struck by a vehicle and killed in Marion County early Friday morning.
According to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the incident occurred as a semi tractor trailer driven by 63-year-old Alan R. Wilson, of Miami, Mo., was traveling south on U.S. Highway 61, north of County Road 407, about five miles north of Hannibal around 1:08 a.m. Friday.
A pedestrian, identified as 43-year-old Jeffrey W. Hutcherson, of Bethel, ran northbound into the roadway and was hit by Wilson’s semi.
Hutcherson was pronounced dead at the scene by the Marion County Coroner. Wilson was uninjured.