Two Galena residents were killed Thursday morning after they were hit by a vehicle at Main and 18th streets, according to a news release by the Galena Police Department.
Charles W. Burkybile, Jr., 66, was pronounced dead at the scene, and Glen A. Roosa, 86, was taken to Mercy Hospital in Joplin, where he died from his injuries, police said. The driver of the vehicle, Shelby L. Colon, 24, of Galena, was not injured.
At about 7:05 a.m., Colon was driving south on Main Street in a Silver 2001 Mitsubishi Montero when she hit Burkybile and Roosa, both of whom were walking north on Main, the police said. They could not confirm whether the pedestrians were in the street or on a sidewalk, and that the investigation is ongoing.