ST. LOUIS – Authorities say one person has died after being struck by a vehicle in front of Toyota’s Manufacturing plant in Troy Missouri. The incident happened at 3rd and Cherry Blossom Way.
“Early Thursday morning, a serious accident occurred outside of Toyota’s Manufacturing plant in Troy, MO resulting in the death of an employee with Alberici Constructors, a construction company working on site. The incident took place in a crosswalk on Cherry Blossom Way. We are working with officials to gather more information. All of us at Toyota extend our deepest sympathies to the family and friends of the Alberici employee.” Toyota says in a statement.
The Missouri State Highway Patrol is handling the investigation.
Police are asking drivers to avoid the area.