An Eldon man was killed after being struck by a vehicle on Highway 52 Tuesday morning in Miller County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports that a westbound 2001 Chevy Silverado 1500, driven by 27-year-old Alton L. McClure of Clarksburg, was on Highway 52, 79 feet west of Pine Street (near Casey's)  in Eldon around 5:25 a.m., when he struck a pedestrian in the roadway.

37-year-old Tyler M. Tompkins of Eldon, was taken to Lake Regional Hospital, where he was pronounced deceased at 6:13 a.m., by Dr. Rodger Campbell.

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Eldon Police assisted the Troopers on scene.

This was Troop F's third fatality for the month and the 12th for 2024.

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