Pedestrian struck, killed in Collinsville

News-DemocratJune 5, 2014 

A pedestrian was struck and killed by a car late Wednesday night in Collinsville.

Joe H. Merrifield, 69, of Collinsville, was struck by a motor vehicle in the 2000 block of Vandalia Street at 10:22 p.m. Wednesday.

Merrifield was taken to Anderson Hospital and airlifted to St. Louis University Hospital, where he died as a result of his injuries.

Collinsville police said the driver remained at the scene and has cooperated with the investigation. No charges have been issued, and the driver was not identified by police.

The Collinsville Police Department and Metro-East Crash Assistance Team are investigating the incident.

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