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Batman Impersonator Dies After Being Hit by Car


Sadly one man that put smiles on thousands of children by dressing up as Batman has died tragically in a pedestrian accident on Sunday night. Furthermore, 51-year-old, Leonard Robinson was struck and hit by a vehicle when he was standing in the fast lane of Interstate 70 in near Big Pool.

Robinson was outside of his vehicle because he was checking the engine of his custom-made Batmobile as he was returning home from a festival in South Charleston, West Virginia. Tragically, a 39-year-old man then struck Robinson around 10:30 p.m. with his Toyota near Baltimore; Robinson had pulled his Batmobile near the median, although the passenger’s side of the vehicle was still partly in the traffic lane. The driver of the Toyota was uninjured, and thus far has not been charged.

On average, Robinson visited over 18 hospitals, school, and charity events. Likewise, Robinson will be remembered as one of the most giving and caring people especially when he was dressed as Batman. Robinson would deliver toys to children, discourage them against bullying and would sign autographs as Batman. Robinson began his quest to cheer children up dressed as Batman in 2001 when he started visiting children in the hospital.

If you or a loved one needs a pedestrian accident attorney, we can help. Please contact the experienced St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth today for a free consultation.

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