ROACH, Missouri- The Missouri State Highway Patrol says a 37 year old man was killed when struck by an unoccupied Ford Super Duty truck as he was standing in the driveway. The accident happened Wednesday afternoon.
The man has been identified as Frank Geilfuss who is listed with the Mid-County Fire Protection District and is a member of the Water Rescue Team. He was also a veteran of the US Navy.
Troopers say the accident happened when the driver-less 1990 Ford 550 rolled backwards across the roadway at 2862 Big Allen Drive and hit Geilfuss who was standing in a private drive. Geilfuss was pronounced deceased on-scene by Medical Examiner Wendy Pryor.
Trooper Crafton and the crash team responded to the incident at 4:52 p.m.