This Wednesday evening, a 67-year old man was killed in a tragic truck accident in St. Louis. According to police, the accident occurred at about 6:40 p.m. on Interstate 55 when the victim was filling his friend’s disabled vehicle with gas.
The fatal truck accident occurred along the left shoulder of the highway when the victim was standing near his friend’s vehicle’s passenger side door. A tractor-trailer passing in the left lane of the highway struck the man, then dragged him over 200 feet.
The truck driver stopped after realizing they had hit the pedestrian. Police are investigating the accident to determine if any charges need to be filed.
Our utmost sympathies go out to the victim’s family and friends.