ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A pedestrian was killed in a crash along Interstate 270 in St. Louis County early Wednesday morning.
At around 5:45 a.m., a box truck struck the pedestrian in the southbound lanes of I-270 near Big Bend Boulevard. The victim died from their injuries, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
A few lanes of southbound I-270 were closed for several hours. All lanes were reopened at around 8:30 a.m.
Officials did not release any other details about the crash or the victim. This is a developing story and will be updated as 5 On Your Side confirms those details.
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