FENTON, MO – A man was hit and killed by a vehicle in a parking lot southeast of the MO-30/MO-141 interchange last night, reports KSDK.
The collision occurred in the 600 block of Gravois Bluffs Boulevard at about 6:30 p.m. Thursday evening. The injured pedestrian was taken to a nearby hospital, where he was pronounced dead.
He has since been identified as Thomas Bertel, a 59-year-old resident of High Ridge.
The driver who hit the man remained at the scene and cooperated with police. It is unclear whether he will face any charges.
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