Pedestrian Struck And Killed On Highway 70

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CLAYTON – A pedestrian was struck and killed on Highway 70 in Clayton tonight. The 7:50pm accident temporarily shut down eastbound lanes of Highway 70 at Financial Drive not far from the entrance to Walmart.

Clayton Police Chief Blair Myhand said a pedestrian was attempting to cross southbound through the grassy median when they were fatally struck. The driver that hit the pedestrian stopped at the scene.

The name of the victim, a male in his 50’s, has not been released.

Chief Myhand said no charges are expected to be filed.