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1 dead in downtown St. Louis crash Saturday

Police said five men where in the car when it crashed.

ST. LOUIS — A single-vehicle crash early Saturday in downtown St. Louis left one man in critical condition and one man dead.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said the crash happened at about 3:35 a.m. at the intersection of Tucker Boulevard and Spruce Street. 

Police said a Ford Edge with five men inside was driving south on Tucker Boulevard in a right-turn only lane, and continued moving straight past where the turn lane ended. The Ford crashed into a concrete barrier on the southwest corner of Tucker and Spruce, then spun into the left lane of northbound Tucker. 

Two of the passengers, ages 19 and 20, were taken to the hospital by EMS. The 19-year-old man had a broken leg and was listed in critical condition with stable vital signs. 

The 20-year-old man in the car died at the hospital from his injuries.

The other three men in the car were uninjured in the crash. 

Police did not release the 20-year-old man's name. 

This is a developing story. 5 On Your Side will update information as it is confirmed. 

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