Unionville Man Dies While Attempting To Cross Highway

Date 2014/1/28 4:59:32 | Topic: Accidents

A Unionville man is dead after being struck by a sports utility vehicle after attempting to cross a highway Sunday evening.

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The victim is Charles Shrake, 72 of Unionville, Missouri.

Authorities report that Shrake was attempting to cross highway 136 in Unionville Sunday evening when he was hit by an SUV driven by Robert Goodyear, 35, of Unionville.

Authorities say it was reported by Goodyear that it was dark, and, he did not see Shrake until it was too late.

Shrake was transported by ambulance to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The accident occurred at the intersection of Highway 136 and 27th street near Shrake's home.

Authorities say no charges are being filed against Goodyear.



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