The patrol reports it was a car-pedestrian collision on Interstate 35 just after midnight, ten miles south of Pattonsburg.
Pronounced dead at the scene was the pedestrian, identified as 46-year-old Matthew Martin of Preston, Idaho. A trooper said he was struck by a northbound car operated by 26-year-old Christopher Ellis of Cedar Rapids, Iowa. The car came to a controlled stop on the east shoulder.
Assistance was provided by the Daviess County Sheriff’s Office and KAW Fire Protection District.