Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed a 27-year-old driver from Buffalo, Missouri traveled off the roadway and struck a pedestrian standing next to a vehicle.
No charges have been made yet.
55-year-old Timothy Williams was pronounced dead at 9 p.m. last night. Next of kin was notified.
According to Sgt. John Lueckernhoff from Missouri State Highway Patrol, Williams was a tow truck driver for Affordable Towing.
This is a developing story
As of 9:48 p.m., Highway Patrol confirmed crews are still on scene.
SPRINGFIELD, Mo.– The Missouri State Highway Patrol has confirmed a vehicle hit a pedestrian near Bluegrass and Hwy. 65 north of Springfield.
At this time, the only information available is that Highway Patrol Troop D is manning the investigation. There has been no word yet on the extent of the person’s injuries.
The Greene County Sheriff’s Department has deputies assisting with traffic control.
This is a developing story.