Human remains found along Highway 370 ID’d

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ST. PETERS (KTVI) - The Missouri State Highway Patrol identified human remains found along Highway 370 Thursday afternoon.

According to Sgt. Al Nothum, spokesman for the Missouri Highway Patrol, the remains were identified as 35-year-old Shawn Daugherty.

All westbound lanes of Highway 370 were closed Thursday after a state trooper noticed the remains just before 5 p.m. near the 370/Interstate 70 junction.

Investigators said Daugherty's vehicle was found in the area and it appears he was walking along the highway's shoulder when he was struck.

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