One man is deceased in Newton County due to getting hit by a vehicle as he was riding his bike. More details soon to come as next to kin is notified. Incident took place on I-49 in the North Bound lane near the Gateway exit.
Missouri Highway Patrol, Newton County Sheriffs Office and Newton County Ambulance and others were on scene of this incident.
No other details are available at this time. More details soon enough.
News From Missouri Highway Patrol.
FATALITY CRASH. NEXT OF KIN HAS BEEN NOTIFIED. THIS IS TROOP D'S 26TH FATALITY FOR 2020. THE CRASH OCCURRED AS BOTH NR1 AND NR2 WERE NORTHBOUND AND NR1 STRUCK NR2 IN THE REAR. NR2 WAS PRONOUNCED DECEASED AT THE SCENE OF THE CRASH AT 2128 HOURS BY NEWTON COUNTY CORNER BRIAN ARTHERTON.