ST. LOUIS — A man was killed in a crash early Saturday morning in St. Louis.

He was identified as 33-year-old Tommie Jackson.

The accident happened around 12:30 a.m. on southbound I-55 near Weber Road.

Witnesses told police Jackson was driving at a high rate of speed when he lost control and went off the road.

He crashed into two trees which caused his car to break into two parts, according to police.

He was pronounced dead at the scene.

Accident Reconstruction is handling the investigation.

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