An investigation continues into a fatal wreck near Columbus in which a pedestrian was killed after being run over by a car with a teen-ager behind the wheel.
The Platte County Sheriff’s Office says 40-year-old Shawn Hassler was walking south in the southbound lane of 48th Avenue very early Sunday morning when he was struck by a southbound car. Hassler died at the scene.
The accident occurred near Country Shadows Golf Course.
The sheriff’s office says the driver of the car was a teen-ager from rural Columbus. He and a passenger in the car sustained minor injuries. Their names have not been released.