Buffalo, MO (July 05, 2021) – A man died after he was struck by a car on Sunday, July 5th in Dallas County. Local sources reported that Dorcey Folsom, 39, a resident of Buffalo, was hit by a car on State Highway 32, just outside of Buffalo.
The accident occurred at about 10:35 p.m. when the car was driving eastbound on MO-32 and struck Folsom, who was jogging on the eastbound side of the road. Emergency crews responded to the scene where he was pronounced deceased a short time later.
We would like to offer our deepest condolences to the family of the deceased victim, Mr. Dorcey Folsom, at this time.
Pedestrian Fatalities in Buffalo
Between 2008 and 2017, the rate of pedestrian fatalities in the state of Missouri increased by 35% while the rate of all other fatal accidents combined dropped by 6%. The percentage of pedestrian deaths out of all crash-related deaths also jumped from 12% to 16% in that same ten-year stretch.
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