A pedestrian was fatally struck in front of Toyota Bodine on Cherry Blossom Way near Third St. on Thursday morning, Jan. 9. 

According to Troy Police Department Detective Tony Stewart, the accident happened before 7:30 a.m., which is when his department got the call.

After the initacall, the investigation was then handed over to the Missouri State Highway Patrol’s reconstruction team so they could recreate what they believed happened.

In the Highway Patrol report, it says that the vehicle was travelling east on Cherry Blossom Way and the pedestrian was walking across the road, in the confines of the crosswalk when he was struck by the front of the vehicle.

The report from the Highway Patrol identified the pedestrian as Dennis Lee, 60, of St. Peters and identified the driver of the vehicle as Judy Lepping, 63, of Troy. 

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