Driver backing from parking space

At approximately 3:14 p.m. Monday, Mexico Public Safety responded to the 4800 block of South Clark Street in reference to a person being struck by a vehicle on a business parking lot. Investigation by officers revealed that Samuel Moser Jr., 50, of Auxvasse, was walking through the parking lot when he was struck by a white 1997 Dodge Dakota that was being backed from a parking space by Troy Thompson, 46, of Auxvasse.
Moser was taken to University Hospital in Columbia by Audrain Ambulance District, where he was treated and released.