Man dies after trying to cross Range Line Road

From Joplin Police Department

On August 1st, at 4:06 p.m. Joplin Dispatch received a call of a motor vehicle crash at 11th and Range Line Road.

Michael L. Hewitt 55 of Joplin was attempting to cross Range Line Road near 11th Street when he walked into the path of a southbound Land Rover Land Ranger. Hewitt was transported by EMS to Freeman Hospital where he later died.

The Joplin Police Major Crash Team is currently investigating the crash.