CRAWFORD COUNTY, Mo. – A pedestrian walking on Highway 8 in Crawford County was hit and killed last night, December 31.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report says that Phillip Farrar, 53, of Steelville was walking eastbound in the westbound lane of Missouri Highway 8 just outside of Steelville around 8:45 last night when a vehicle hit him. Farrar was pronounced dead at the scene.

The driver and passenger in the vehicle suffered minor injuries.

This is Troop I’s 36th fatality for 2018.