(KMOV – One person was killed after their vehicle struck a light pole in west St. Louis County early Thursday morning.
Authorities say the vehicle was traveling on southbound Highway 141 near Highlands Boulevard around 2:30 a.m. when it crashed into a pole in the median.
Both people in the car were transported to the hospital, where the driver was pronounced dead.
Two lanes of Highway 141 were closed in the area until crews cleared the scene.
Authorities continue to investigate.