A fatal car accident on Friday night closed several lanes of Interstate 70 in St. Charles County, Missouri. The Missouri Department of Transportation stated that a multi-vehicle accident occurred on I-70 near Wentzville Parkway, and little details have been released. According to authorities, a tractor-trailer and three passenger vehicles were involved in the accident. It has been confirmed that two individuals were killed in the crash, and the accident is under investigation.
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