Police say the 29-year-old worker died after he was pinned underneath a van that hit him and another worker at a construction site in Independence.
Proposition C requires Ameren and Missouri's two other investor-owned electric utilities to generate or purchase 15 percent of their electricity from renewable sources by 2021.
The two men were aboard a B-24 Liberator bomber that was shot down 65 years ago. They recently got together in Cape Girardeau and shared memories.
The court said the defense attorney did not properly address the question of the character of the victim, which was brought up by the victim's family.
A Clay County jury will be brought to Columbia for the second-degree murder trial of 27-year-old Horace Johnson in the death of his 2-year-old son.