A Warren County man died Thursday night in Ste. Genevieve County after being hit while trying to cross Interstate 55 on foot, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

Joseph D. Shilharvey, 57, Warrenton, was declared deceased at the scene after being struck at 8:50 p.m. on I-55, about 5 miles south of Ste. Genevieve, the patrol said. Authorities did not comment on why Shilharvey may have been crossing the interstate on foot.

The driver of the 2016 Honda Odyssey involved in the crash was not injured.

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