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Pedestrian Struck on I-55 Southbound between Herculaneum and Festus

(Festus) A portion of I-55 southbound between Herculaneum and Festus was shutdown on Monday afternoon after a pedestrian was struck by vehicle.

Festus Police Chief Tim Lewis says his department is handling the investigation. According to Lewis the accident happened around 12:30 on Monday afternoon.

Lewis says the pedestrian that was struck was transported by Joachim Plattin Ambulance District to Mercy Hospital Jefferson for treatment.There is no current word on his medical status.
I-55 southbound between Herculaneum and Festus was shutdown for about a half hour on Monday afternoon before being opened back up to traffic.
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