Hit-and-run driver fatally collides with pedestrian on US Route 67

WEST ALTON, MO – A pedestrian was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver on southbound US 67 north of Riverlands Way Tuesday, River Bender reports.

Richard P Rowland, 57, was walking north on Southbound US 67 when he was struck by the driver.

First responders were called to the scene of the accident around 10:15 p.m. They transported Rowland to Christian Northeast Hospital, where he later died.

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