17-year-old pedestrian struck and killed on I-29

The accident occurred on southbound I-29 at the 70 mile marker, 5 miles south of Oregon at 3:18 AM Wednesday.

Posted: May 21, 2020 10:46 AM

(HOLT COUNTY, Mo.) A pedestrian is dead after being struck by a semi-truck on I-29 early Wednesday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred on southbound I-29 at the 70 mile marker, 5 miles south of Oregon at 3:18 a.m.

The Highway Patrol's crash report says that 17-year-old Autumn Buckmaster, Kansas City, Missouri, was standing in the median and walked into the path of a semi-truck driven by 27-year-old David Collier.

Buckmaster was taken by First Call to Forensic Medical.

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Temperatures and humidity will continue to climb on Wednesday making it feel like a very humid day across northwest Missouri and northeast Kansas. Temperatures will warm into the mid to upper 80s and increasing moisture and instability. This will likely mean shower and thunderstorm chances for the remainder of Thursday and Thursday night.
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