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Highway Patrol Investigating Fatal Hit-and-Run Near Aurora

In a statement from Missouri State Highway Patrol Sergeant Mike McClure, troopers are searching for a suspect in a hit-and-run crash that left one man dead.

Reports say the crash occurred on West Farm Road 1180 in Barry County Wednesday morning. Investigators determined the incident happened at around 10 a.m.

The suspect was seen driving a Chevrolet pickup truck when they failed to yield to 38-year-old Patrick Anderson, who was travelling along the roadway on his motorcycle.

The suspect collided with Anderson, an Aurora native, and then fled the scene of the crash on a bicycle. First responders later arrived, but Anderson died at the scene.

Sergeant McClure says the vehicle was not in the suspect’s name and investigators believe it was stolen.

The Highway Patrol is currently investigating leads on the incident. If you have any information about the crash, contact them at 417-895-6868.

One comment

  1. I overheard a conversation at a convient store and two kids said it was a 17 year old.Pat was my friend,I thought he was larger than life, I will miss his wit and smile,Ride on my friend!