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St. Louis (KSDK) - A car accident has killed one person in north St. Louis.

A vehicle slammed into a building in the 8000 block of Hall Street shortly before 6 p.m. Friday.

Anthony Brock, 42, of the 1300 block of Cove Lane, was killed in the accident.

Witnesses sayBrock's white Chevy Trailblazer was rounding a corner and trying to get around an 18-wheeler when the driver lost control and crashed into an eight unit apartment building.

Brock was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say four of the eight units were occupied. The building sustained significant damage.

The people who live there tell us they are not able to stay there right now because of the damage the SUV did to the structure.

Nobody inside the apartment building was injured.

Hall Street was closed in both directions in the area as police investigated.

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