The accident happened at approximately 11:02 pm on I-49 just one mile west of Lamar, Mo.
The semi-truck driver was traveling northbound when Cody Scheetz, 17, of Lamar, Mo. was struck and killed while attempting to cross I-49 on foot according to a report from the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
Scheetz was pronounced dead at the scene.
Charges if any in this case are unknown at this time.
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