Pedestrian Jacob Wilkerson, 29, hit and killed by semi on Highway 60 in Butler County, Missouri
Pedestrian hit and killed by semi in Butler County
The Missouri State Highway Patrol says the crash happened on Highway 60 near the Highway 67 interchange around 2 a.m. on Wednesday.
Sgt. Clark Parrott with the highway patrol reports a tractor trailer hit a man in his 30s.
Identity released of pedestrian hit and killed by semi in Butler County
The crash report shows that Jacob Wilkerson, 29, of Bertrand was walking in the roadway when he was hit.
Wilkerson died at the scene.
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