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Area resident fatally injured in accident

Monday, November 22, 2004

CAPE GIRARDEAU -- A Stoddard County resident was fatally injured after being struck by a vehicle Saturday in Cape Girardeau County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports at 10:19 p.m. Fred D. Lancaster, 35, of Chaffee was traveling on Missouri Highway 74, one mile west of Cape Girardeau, when he struck a pedestrian, Joey A. Stoffregen, 27, of Advance, who was walking in the middle of the roadway.

Stoffregen was pronounced dead at the scene at 11:10 p.m. by Cape Girardeau County Coroner Mike Hurst and was taken to Ford and Sons Funeral Home in Cape Girardeau.

Lancaster received moderate injuries and was transported to Southeast Missouri Hospital in Cape Girardeau.