Fulton man hit, killed while standing on Hannibal highway

A Fulton man died Sunday morning after being hit on Route 3 in Hannibal. Troopers say he was standing in the highway

State Police say an autopsy will be done on the Fulton man who's died, after being hit by a car on Route 3 in Hannibal Saturday night.

Troopers tell us that 23 year old Benjamin Jimenez, from 9 Country Lane in Fulton, was standing in the eastbound lane of the highway about 10:45 last night. A motorist swerved to miss him, called 911, then turned back to help, only to see him hit by another car. Jimenez was airlifted to Upstate University Hospital, but died early Sunday morning.

The motorist who called in indicated the victim may have been trying to flag someone down.The motorist who hit him will not be charged. Investigators say the victim was wearing dark clothes, and it was an unlit section of highway.