John E. Brown dies after being struck by pick-up on I-70

3:55 AM, Mar 26, 2013   |    comments
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HIGGINSVILLE, Mo. (KSDK) - An area man was killed Monday night after he was struck by a pick-up truck as he walked along I-70 in Lafayette County.

Troopers with the Missouri Highway Patrol tell NewsChannel-5 around 10:30 p.m. Monday night, 25 year old John E. Brown of St. Louis was in the right traffic lane of westbound I-70 south of Higginsville, when he was struck by the truck.

Authorities say Brown was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

The driver of the pick-up truck was identified as 38 year old Joshua Jean of Philpot, Kentucky.  Investigators say he was not injured and was cooperating with officials in the investigation.

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