ST. LOUIS (KMOX) –  Police have identified the man struck and killed Wednesday evening just south of downtown.

67-year-old Moustafa Elmansy of St. Louis was helping a friend who had pulled over to the left shoulder of southbound I-55 at Sidney after running out of gas around 6:30 p.m.

Police say a tractor-trailer “veered” toward the shoulder and struck Elmansy, pulling him underneath the truck.

Elmansy was dead at the scene.


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