Teenager Hit By Truck Dies

By Bryan McLoone | bmcloone@nexstar.tv

Published 06/08 2014 06:17PM

Updated 06/08 2014 06:28PM

LAMAR, MO--- A pedestrian versus vehicle accident in Barton County Saturday night leaves one teenager dead. According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, 17-year-old Cody Scheetz of Lamar was walking across I-49, one mile north of Lamar, just after 11pm. He was hit by a 2007 freightliner traveling northbound. The freightliner was driven by 73-year-old Reynaldo Diaz of Winterhaven, FL. Scheetz was pronounced dead at the scene. Diaz had no reported injuries.

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