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JEFFERSON COUNTY, Mo. – Troopers with the Missouri State Highway Patrol are searching for the driver who left a fatal hit-and-run accident early Monday morning.

According to a MSHP spokesman, a struck 80-year-old Ron Arndt as he walked home along Highway B toward Highway 30, near Hillsboro, Mo. Arndt died from his injuries.

The suspect's vehicle is described as a maroon late 1990s Ford Ranger truck with tinted windows, black wheels, a possible extended cab, and damage to the lower passenger side.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to contact Corporal Watson at 636-300-2800.