Pedestrian Seriously Injured After Being Struck by a Truck

In Cole County, a pedestrian was seriously injured after being pinned between a truck and a trailer.

On September 30th, 2013 at approximately 10:50 a. m., Andrew Magruder, age 37 of Hurdland, Missouri was operating a 2005 GMC truck. Dennis Schwartz, age 44 of Jefferson City, Missouri was the pedestrian.

At that said date and time, Andrew was backing up his truck to a trailer when he failed to observe Dennis. Dennis was standing between the truck and its trailer and was struck by Andrew resulting in him being pinned between the truck and trailer.

Dennis received serious injuries and was transported by Cole County EMS to the University Hospital in Columbia.

Andrew’s 2005 GMC truck received minor damages and was driven from scene.


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