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(Mt. Pleasant)—   A 42 year old Mt. Pleasant man was killed early Tuesday morning following an accident one mile south of Mt. Pleasant on the Oakland Mills road.

The Iowa state Patrol says a pickup truck driven by 17 year old Caleb Davis was northbound on the Oakland Mills Road about one mile south of Mt. Pleasant.  At the same time a pedestrian identified as Michael Mills was lying partially on the traveled portion of the roadway.  Davis attempted to avoid Mills, but struck him in the northbound lane.

The accident remains under investigation.