One Dead and One Seriously Hurt in Linn County Accident

A Middletown man is dead, and a Brookfield man was seriously injured, following an accident on Highway 36 at Highway 5 near Laclede around 8:30 Tuesday night. The State Highway Patrol says 81-year-old Girard Feltman of Middletown was crossing Highway 36 in his pickup and pulled into the path of a car driven by 67-year-old Johnny Edwards of Brookfield. Feltman was pronounced dead at the scene about 50 minutes later. Edwards was flown to Columbia.