Monett Man Dies In Car vs. Pedestrian Accident

by: Scott McCaulley

A car vs. pedestrian accident north of Freistatt in Lawrence County kills a man from Monett.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports the pedestrian, 37-year-old Corey Jones, was walking along a Farm Road when he was struck by a car driven by Grant Jester, 28, of Stotts City. Jones was pronounced dead at the scene.

Jester was not injured in the accident that occurred around 9:30 Friday Evening. Per Missouri State Law, Jester was tested for alcohol.