Pedestrian struck, killed on 74

Monday, November 22, 2004

An Advance, Mo., man died Saturday after he was struck while walking in the middle of the road.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident occurred at 10:19 p.m. when driver Fred Lancaster, 35, of Chaffee, Mo., struck pedestrian Joey Stoffregen, 27, on Highway 74 a mile west of Cape Girardeau.

Stoffregen was prounounced dead at the scene at 11:10 p.m. Lancaster received moderate injuries and was treated at Southeast Missouri Hospital.