A Union man was struck by a pickup and killed Wednesday while he was walking on Highway YY.

According to a Missouri State Highway Patrol preliminary report, Kenton S. Veninga, 55, was standing in the eastbound lane of Highway YY west of North Lane at 9:24 p.m. when he was struck by the front passenger side corner of a 1994 Mazda Truck driven by Jack R. Hartry, 20, Washington.

The Hartry vehicle was eastbound on Highway YY.

Veninga was knocked into a ditch. He was pronounced dead, the patrol said.