BOONE COUNTY, Mo. — Two pedestrians walking along North Outer Road of I-70 about 1900 feet east of Route Z in Boone County were sent to hospital with injuries Monday at around 6:00 a.m.

The Highway Patrol reports the incident happened as a westbound vehicle driven by Warren E. Taylor, 71, of Columbia, struck two people who were walking with traffic on the North Outer Road. Daniel W. Penrod, 20, and Tyler J. Todd, 19, both of West Carrollton, Ohio, received moderate injuries when they were hit by the vehicle driven by Taylor.

Both Penrod and Todd were taken to University Hospital in Columbia for treatment.