Neosho man dies in pedestrian crash
NEOSHO, Mo. – A Neosho man dies after a pedestrian crash Wednesday evening.
On September 23, 2020 around 7:48 p.m., Neosho Police officers were dispatched to a crash involving a pedestrian on Business 49 Highway, near the intersection of Waldo Hatler Memorial Driver.
Officers got there and found that Joel L. Shannon, 21, had been hit by a 2014 Mitsubishi Outlander in the roadway.
According to the Police Department, independent witnesses told officers that Shannon stepped out in front of the vehicle as it approached.
A Newton County Ambulance transported Shannon, who died from his injuries.
Authorities are investigating and ask anyone with information to contact the Neosho Police Department at 417-451-8012.