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A man was struck and killed Friday afternoon when he attempted to cross Highway 141 in Earth City.

A 2013 Dodge Ram heading north on Highway 141 near Rider Trail South hit Joshua Blair, 33, of St. Louis around 2:40 p.m. Friday.  

The Missouri Highway Patrol report said Blair was trying to cross the highway when he was struck. He was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. 

The driver of the pickup was not injured.

Jacob Barker is a business reporter for the Post-Dispatch. 314-340-8291

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