Man killed after hitting squad car amid slick conditions

The snowy weather is to blame for a crash that left one man dead and a Town and Country police officer injured.

TOWN AND COUNTRY, MO. - A Town and Country police officer was parked on the side of the highway investigating minor crashes along Westbound I-64 at Route 141 when a vehicle starting spinning out and hit the back of the squad car.

The man driving the vehicle was pronounced dead at the scene and the officer was treated for non-life threatening injuries.

He has not been identified. According to police, the man was driving too fast for road conditions.

Late Saturday evening, Town and County Police confirmed the officer involved in the crash was released from the hospital.

As more information becomes available, this story will be updated.

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