Man hit and killed by SUV on Highway OO

MADISON COUNTY, MO — A man died after an SUV struck him on Highway OO Saturday morning, KSDK reports.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, around 4 a.m. a 2003 Ford Excursion was driving on Highway OO north of Fredericktown when it a man lying on the road.

Jacob Kirkpatrick, 25, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Authorities are not sure why the man was originally lying on the ground.

This is a developing story that will be updated should more information become available.

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