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Thursday, July 8, 2021

Pedestrian struck by driver who fled the scene of the accident in St. Clair County

On June 7th around 10:10 p.m. the Missouri State Highway Patrol in St. Clair County along with St. Clair County Sheriff's Deputies responded to a pedestrian that was struck by a vehicle on Missouri 13 Highway just south of Lowry City.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 40 year old Miguel A. Morquecho of Galena, Missouri was struck while walking in the roadway. The vehicle that struck Mr. Morquecho didn't stop for this accident and fled the scene.

Mr. Morquecho sustained serious injuries in this accident and he was transported to Cox South Hospital for treatment.

If you know anything about the vehicle please call the Missouri State Highway Patrol.