ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A woman was hit and killed on Interstate 270 after her tractor-trailer broke down on the interstate Tuesday afternoon.
At around noon, troopers with Missouri State Highway Patrol were called to westbound I-270 near James McDonnell Boulevard for a crash. This is in Hazelwood.
MSHP said the driver of a tractor-trailer got out because her truck broke down on the interstate. She was setting cones out to alert other drivers to slow down because her truck was stalled in one lane.
She was towards the back of the truck when she was hit and killed by a car. The driver of the car that hit her stayed at the scene.
On Wednesday, the woman was identified as 66-year-old Ollie Hollman of St. Louis.
Following the crash, the accident reconstruction team investigated and lanes were closed for several hours.