Man dies after getting trapped in wreck involving semi-truck on I-270

Man dies after getting trapped in wreck involving semi-truck on I-270

Man dies after getting trapped in wreck involving semi-truck on I-270

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 6, 2013 at 1:39 PM

(KMOV) – A 66-year-old man is dead after getting trapped in his car during an accident involving a semi-truck on Interstate 270 in north St. Louis County Monday night.

Authorities said the victim was in his black Hyundai Sonata on Interstate 270 at the Riverview Dr. exit around 9:30 p.m. when he struck the back of an 18-wheeler.

Police said a black Chevy Impala then struck the back of the Hyundai, trapping the victim.

Authorities said the victim was eventually freed from the vehicle and transported to the hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

The cause of the wrecks was unknown.

The victim has not been identified.

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