Police: Missouri man lying on the roadway run over, killed

Fatal Accident

HAYTI HEIGHTS, Mo. (AP) — A southeast Missouri man is dead after being run over by a car while lying in the roadway.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 47-year-old Eldon Green of Hayti Heights was struck just before 9 p.m. Sunday. The patrol says Green was lying in the street when a car driven by a 26-year-old woman struck him. It wasn’t clear why Green was in the street.

He was taken to a hospital where he later died.

The driver of the car was treated for minor injuries.