A California man is dead after being hit by a car on US 24 a mile east of Moberly at 2:45 Tuesday morning.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says 53 year old Glen Wear of Adelanto California was standing in the westbound lane of highway 24 after his vehicle became disabled in the roadway. Wear was struck by a car driven by 51 year old Jeffrey Mundy of Monroe City.

Troopers say Wear was pronounced dead at 3:49 a-m Tuesday at University Hospital in Columbia.