Person struck & killed on I-44 near St. Clair, MO

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FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KTVI) -MoDOT confirms that a person was struck and killed on eastbound I-44 between St. Clair and Union, MO.  For several hours Tuesday morning, all eastbound traffic was diverted to the north service road near mile-marker 242. The incident occurred directly underneath an overpass.

There are reports of a vehicle leaving the scene of the accident.

Police were on the scene for quite some time.  The investigation continues.

The victim was identified as 54-year-old Judy Hastings of Villa Ridge, Mo.

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