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Man, 35, struck, killed by car
A memorial has been erected for Paul Ward on Sparta Highway.
A man was struck and killed Saturday evening after he got out of his vehicle when it stalled in the middle of Sparta Highway.The victim, Paul Ward, 35, was killed when he was struck just after 11 p.m. Saturday on Highway 70 by a vehicle driven by Sarah J. Simmons, 23. The crash took place between the Highway 30 caution light and Old Rock Island Road intersection.“She didn’t have time to react,” said Highway Patrol Lt. Billy Prater. “She saw the car, saw him, and then impact.

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