Pedestrian from St. Louis killed in early morning accident

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A pedestrian was fatally struck by a 2011 Chevrolet Equinox on South Hanley Road north of Sunnen Road in St. Louis on July 3, 2024. The incident occurred at approximately 4:45 a.m., according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The Chevrolet Equinox, driven by Brian J. Fox, 53, of High Ridge, Missouri, was traveling northbound when it hit Marcus C. Collins, 34, of St. Louis, Missouri. Collins, a pedestrian, had stepped into the lanes of travel.

Collins was transported by Abbott EMS to Barnes Jewish Hospital, where he was pronounced dead at 5:18 a.m. by Dr. Lashaunda Johnson.

Fox, who was wearing a seat belt, sustained moderate vehicle damage. The Chevrolet Equinox was towed by Terry’s Towing.

The accident was investigated with assistance from the Major Crash Investigation Unit Team #2, including Sergeant J.D. Cox and Trooper A.T. Borgic. Additional assistance was provided by Trooper L.T. Carson, Trooper B.J. Fessenden, Trooper M.T. McCoy, Trooper A.P. Billiot, Corporal C.J. Mendez, and Master Sergeant J.R. Campbell.

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