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Man killed in north city crash in April identified

The victim was identified Friday as Dwayne Haywood, a 46-year-old man from St. Louis.
Credit: KSDK
The man was reported to be trapped in the vehicle.

ST. LOUIS — One man died in a single-car crash early Saturday morning in the 6500 block of Hall Street in north St. Louis, St. Louis police say. 

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said its preliminary investigation showed the man was driving a 2004 Dodge Durango northbound on Hall Street, when he traveled off the left side of the road and hit a metal fence, then a sign. Police reported the vehicle flipped and came to a rest on the passenger side. 

The man was pronounced dead at the scene of the crash. He was identified on May 20 as Dwayne Haywood, a 46-year-old man from St. Louis.

Police initially reported the man was trapped in the vehicle following the crash. 

St. Louis police's accident reconstruction team is investigating the crash. 

Editor's note: St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department originally reported the crash to have occurred at 8:19 a.m. Saturday and said a Jeep Cherokee was the vehicle involved. On Sunday, police updated the information to say the crash happened at 12:06 a.m. Saturday and the car involved was a Dodge Durango.


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