St. Louis, MO (KSDK) - A 21-year-old local woman died Friday morning after smashing into a retaining wall along S. Kingshighway, the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said.
The accident happened just before 3:15 a.m. in the 2200 block of S. Kingshighway, according to police.
The victim, identified as Kaitlin McKeirnan, was driving her Ford Explorer when the vehicle struck the retaining wall on the east side of the roadway. McKeirnan was rushed to a local hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The investigation into the cause of the accident remains ongoing.