ST. FRANCOIS COUNTY, MO – A 32-year-old Farmington pedestrian was injured in an accident on southbound US-67 on Monday morning.
According to Missouri State Highway Patrol, Christopher A. Skaggs was outside his vehicle on the side of southbound US-67. Starla R. Francis, 31, was traveling south on US-67 in a 2011 Kia Soul when the right side of her mirror hit Skaggs. The accident happened south of Fairgrounds Road around 6:50 a.m.
Skaggs was transported to Parkland Health Center Farmington for minor injuries.
Francis was wearing a seat belt at the time of the accident.
The Kia sustained minor damages.
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