The pedestrian that was run over by a hit-and-run driver early Thursday morning has been identified as Bobby L. Cooley, age 60.

The pedestrian that was run over by a hit-and-run driver early Thursday morning has been identified as  Bobby L. Cooley, age 60. According to the preliminary investigation and evidence at the scene, Mr. Cooley was walking in the eastbound lane and was struck from behind by an unidentified eastbound vehicle.  The suspect vehicle will have damage to the left front fender and bumper area, undercarriage and the right side.  Video surveillance from a local business close to the crash scene is being reviewed.  Troopers are interested in speaking with an unidentified white male who reportedly stopped at the crash scene approximately ten minutes after the incident.  If you have any information pertaining to this incident, please call the Missouri State Highway Patrol at (573)368-2345 or local law enforcement.