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Man, 73, dies at hospital after complaining of minor injuries following crash

Police said the man complained of minor injuries at the scene of a crash in St. Louis and was transported to the hospital.
Credit: KSDK
File photo of West Florissant Avenue street sign.

ST. LOUIS — A 73-year-old man involved in a crash Monday night died at St. Mary's Hospital. 

St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department said the single-vehicle crash happened shortly before 11:30 p.m. at West Florissant and East Taylor avenues near Interstate 70. 

According to a police incident summary, officers found the crossover SUV overturned and facing westbound in the eastbound lanes of W. Florissant. The driver was lying on the roof with the steering column compressed on his legs.

First responders were able to free him from the SUV and he was able to stand on his own.

Police said the man complained of minor back and chest pains and was taken to the hospital. He later died at the hospital of unknown injuries, police said. 

Police have not released his name.

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