JENNINGS, MO – A 74-year-old female pedestrian died after a vehicle struck her at the intersection of Halls Ferry Road and Cozens Avenue on Thursday evening.
According to KMOV4 News, the fatal accident occurred around 8 p.m.
Authorities identified the woman as Elizabeth James, of Jennings. They pronounced her dead not long after the accident.
She was attempting to cross the road when an unknown vehicle hit her.
Local authorities closed down Halls Ferry Road in both directions to investigate the crash. Investigations into the cause of the crash are ongoing.
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