July 6, 2016

Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Imperial

A man was seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Imperial.

Brian Ballheimer, 29, was walking on the shoulder of northbound U.S. 61, north of Carsonhurst Drive, when he was struck.

The driver of the vehicle drove off, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. There was no description of the driver or car available, and the investigation is ongoing.

Officials said Ballheimer is from Imperial. He was taken to a hospital for treatment.

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