Fredericktown Teenager Injured after being Struck by Pick-Up Truck in Madison County

(Fredericktown) A teenager from Fredericktown, walking on a Madison County highway, was seriously injured Wednesday night after being struck by a pickup truck.

The Highway Patrol says 41-year-old Melanie Knox of Fredericktown, driving a Chevy Silverado, struck 18-year-old Richard Dawson while he was in the roadway on Route ‘O-O’, four miles north of Fredericktown.

Dawson was seriously injured and was taken to Mercy Hospital in St. Louis.