Semi-truck collides with pedestrian on I-44

FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO – Troopers responded to a hit-and-run collision involving a semi-truck and a pedestrian Wednesday night.

The pedestrian was walking partially in the right lane of I-44 when the semi-truck collided with them around 11:55 p.m. The truck then fled the scene.

First responders transported the victim to an area hospital with minor injuries.

The exact location on I-44 where the collision happened is unclear at this time.

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