Man flagging traffic hit by car

BUTLER COUNTY, MO (KFVS) - Emergency responders flew a Poplar Bluff man to a Cape Girardeau hospital overnight after he was hit by a car.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Ralph Sullivan, 32, of Poplar Bluff was standing on the side of Route AA, flagging down traffic. This is just south of Highway 60.

A patrolman says they are not sure why he was on the side of the road flagging traffic.

At 11 p.m. Thursday, he was hit by Leonard Fowler, 81, also from Poplar Bluff.

Police have not ticketed anyone in this crash.

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