Two area residents have died in separate traffic accidents.
A Springfield man was killed Tuesday morning when he was struck by a vehicle as he walked in the roadway on South Dirksen Parkway.
The truck driver told authorities he could not see 51-year-old Harding Johnson, who was reportedly wearing dark clothing when the accident occurred just before daybreak.
Meanwhile, a Loami man died when he was ejected from his vehicle after running a stop sign in Morgan County.
32-year-old Patrick Grider was killed… a passenger in his vehicle and the driver of the other car were seriously injured.