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Two car crash deaths over the weekend in the STL area

In the small, rural town of Hamel, Illinois located just outside St. Louis, Missouri one person is dead following a semi crash that happened Saturday afternoon. In addition, a pickup truck and a semi both collided at the intersection of Route 140, and Route 4 in the little town. The pickup rear-ended the semi, and the entire truck was almost completely underneath the semi’s trailer. The unidentified male driver of the pickup was killed at the scene. If you would like to learn more about this developing story, please check here.

In other St. Louis area car crash news, 60-year-old, Larry Lawhorn was killed on his way to a fire Sunday morning. Lawhorn worked for the Orchard Farm Fire Protection District, and in the middle of the night he left his home to respond to a nearby fire at the 1600 block of Second Street in Portage Des Sioux.

While on Highway J, Lawhorn’s vehicle veered off the road and came to rest in a field. When responders arrived, they tried to resuscitate Lawhorn, but he was already dead on the scene. It is unclear what caused Lawhorn to veer off the road into the field. The tight-knit communities in St. Charles County is grieving the loss of Lawhorn, and remember him as a hardworking and dedicated member of the community. To learn more about this story, please click here.

If you or a loved, one were injured in a car crash, or semi accident, the skilled St. Louis personal injury attorneys at Meyerkord & Kurth would like to speak to you. We have helped thousands recover from their traumatic experiences. Please contact us today for a free consultation.

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