Man trying to cross I-55 struck and killed by semi-truck

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HERCULANEUM, MO (KTVI) – Another person is dead after he was struck on Interstate 55 at McNutt Road in Herculaneum.

Around 10 p.m. police say the victim was crossing the road when he was hit by a semi-truck.  The driver did stop.

Missouri Highway Patrol identifies the victim as Elijah Lebcowitz, 21, of Eureka.  the accident shut down the highway for about three hours.