A 45-year-old Houston man standing in North U.S 63 was struck and killed by a trailer truck this morning.
Dead is Ronald D. Thomas, 45, who was pronounced dead at the scene following the 12:45 a.m. accident, said Trooper Marty Wiseman of the Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A 2004 Peterbilt driven by Albert L. Tilson, 69, of Greenwood, Ark., was traveling north just outside the city limits when the accident occurred. Thomas was pronounced dead at the scene by Texas County Coroner Thomas Whittaker.
Members of the Troop G crash team arrived on the scene this morning.