(KMOV) -- Emergency crews were called to the scene of a deadly accident just south of downtown St. Louis.
It happened around 3:15 a.m. on Monday.
The driver, Cody Bounds, 24, crashed an SUV into an apartment building in the 1400 block of South Tucker.
According to police, Bounds was speeding and lost control of the SUV. The vehicle skidded 80 feet, crashed into concrete steps and into the apartment building.
Bounds was pronounced dead at the scene.
The building was evacuated as a precaution.
Residents have since been allowed to return.