Autopsy scheduled for man killed walking on US 51


The Christian County Coroner says an autopsy will take place today for the man killed by a driver Saturday night.


A 50 year old man was walking in the middle of the northbound lane of US 51, just north of Pana. The man was hit and killed by a vehicle.


The driver, a 49 year old man says he was unable to avoid the person walking in the roadway. He says, it was raining and the road did not have lights.


State Police, the Christina County Sheriff, and coroner's office are investigating.     

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