Posted on July 10, 2014 at 1:23 PM
(KMOV) – The driver has been identified in a fatal accident involving a dump truck in south St. Louis County.
The incident occurred Wednesday around 11:35 a.m. at the intersection of Barracksview and Sappington Barracks.
Christian Jaudes, 80, of the 2800 block of Yaeger, was killed after his van struck a dump truck.
According to police, Jaudes was traveling south on Sappington Barracks when he did not make a complete stop and struck the side of the dump truck.
Jaudes was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the dump truck was also taken to a hospital with minor injuries.
Officials do not believe that alcohol or drugs played a role in the crash. The investigation is ongoing.
Driver identified in fatal accident in south St. Louis County