Pedestrian killed while crossing U.S. 24 near West Quincy

Posted: Dec. 17, 2012 6:19 am Updated: Jan. 7, 2013 7:15 am

WEST QUINCY, Mo. --A Taylor man was killed at 3:15 a.m. Sunday when he attempted to cross U.S. 24 one mile west of West Quincy.

William C. Oliver, 35, was pronounced dead at the scene at 4:22 a.m. Sunday by acting Marion County Coroner Steve Lewis. The Duker and Haugh Funeral Home is handling arrangements.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Oliver, who was not at a crosswalk, was walking south and crossing the eastbound lanes when he apparently failed to yield to an 1993 Ford 150 pickup truck driven by Nieckeo P. Daucsavage, 18, of Quincy, Ill.

Assisting were the Marion County Sheriff's Department, Palmyra Rural Fire Department, Marion County EMS and Adams County (Ill.) EMS.