A 20-year-old O’Fallon man was stuck by a Freightliner semi truck on Interstate 70 Tuesday night in Warren County and died of his injuries.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Darryl D. Boyle was crossing Interstate 70 on foot in Warren County when he was stuck by the semi and another vehicle that has not been identified.
Boyle was taken to SSM St. Joseph Hospital – Lake Saint Louis, where he was pronounced dead.
The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that Boyle had been seen clinging to the outside of a semi when a Missouri Highway Patrol trooper arrived at the scene. Boyle ran out into traffic and was struck by a different semi.
The incident is being investigated by the Highway Patrol, according to KSDK.com.
Boyle was a 2015 graduate of Fort Zumwalt West High School. His family has set up a Go Fund Me page to help with funeral expenses.