HANNIBAL, Mo. (AP) — A northeast Missouri man is dead after being struck by a tractor-trailer while walking on a highway.

The Quincy (Illinois) Herald-Whig (http://bit.ly/1omn5pM ) reports that 45-year-old Kenneth L. Rosenburg of Hannibal died Wednesday night.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol says Rosenburg was walking on U.S. 36 in Hannibal when he was struck by the tractor-trailer driven by a Chicago man. It wasn't clear why Rosenburg was on the roadway.

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Information from: The Quincy Herald-Whig, http://www.whig.com