O’Fallon Man Struck While Walking on Interstate

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A 26-year-old man from O’Fallon was struck and killed on Interstate 70 early Sunday morning.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Gregory S. Ette was walking in a westbound lane of the highway, east of Zumbehl Road, at about 2:53 a.m. He was struck by a Jeep driven by a 28-year-old St. Charles man.

Ette was taken by ambulance to SSM St. Joseph Hospital – St. Charles, where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the Jeep was not injured.