(ST. JOSEPH, Mo.) The Missouri State Highway Patrol said a pedestrian was taken to the hospital on Sunday evening after getting struck by a vehicle on I-29.
Troopers said the incident happened in the northbound lanes of the interstate at the 45.2-mile marker, around 6:30 p.m.
Officials told KQ2 a 2005 Ford Freestar was heading northbound when the driver, identified as Diane Smith, 50, veered onto the shoulder of the roadway. The pedestrian, identified as 54-year-old Raymond Nalley, was walking near the rumble strip when the vehicle struck him with the passenger-side mirror.
Nalley was taken to Mosaic Life Care by ambulance with minor injuries. Smith was not injured in the incident.