St. Louis Man Identified In Highway 70 Deadly Crash
Posted By Meyerkord & Meyerkord, LLC
crash on the westbound lanes of Interstate Highway 70 has left one person dead
and another hospitalized. The crash happened at approximately 1:30 a.m.
near East Grand Avenue on August 6. According to police, a westbound vehicle
was rear-ended at a high rate of speed by a 2017 Ford Mustang near the
Salisbury exit. The force of the crash caused the driver to lose control
of his vehicle which then hit a concrete median, rolled over, and caught
on fire. The driver of the vehicle died instantly. Police have just recently
released the identity of the man killed; a St. Louis man of 2900 block
of Canfield Drive. The 22-year-old driver of the Mustang was also injured
in the crash and was hospitalized. He is recovering. The highway reopened
after several hours of crews clearing the debris. The investigation continues
and it is unclear is the driver of the Mustang will be cited. It is unknown
if drugs or alcohol played a role in the accident.
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