FRANKLIN COUNTY, MO (KPLR)-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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