Pedestrian hurt after being struck by driver in Jefferson County

MURPHY, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A pedestrian was injured after being struck by a driver in Jefferson County late last night, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The accident happened on Little Brennan Road, near Commerce Avenue, at 11:27 p.m., as 56-year-old Fenton woman Suzanne M. Smith was walking along the street.

Smith was hit by the driver of a 2006 Ford F-150 pickup truck, who, after checking on the victim, left the scene.

Smith was taken to Mercy South Hospital with minor injuries.

The driver was not reported as injured.

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