Monett, Mo. man dies after car strikes him on county road

NEAR FREISTATT, Mo. -- A Monett, Mo. man died when he was hit by a car Friday night in Lawrence County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol responded to the pedestrian-involved crash three miles north of Freistatt on Lawrence County Farm Road 2140.

Corey D. Jones, 37, of Monett, Mo. died at the scene. Investigators say he was walking in the middle of the lane when he was struck. The driver did not suffer any injuries.