1 Person killed after car is struck by tire on I-70 Saturday - KMOV.com

1 Person killed after car is struck by tire on I-70 Saturday

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By Daniel Fredman By Daniel Fredman

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – One person is dead following an accident on eastbound I-70 near Mid Rivers Mall Drive Saturday night.

Police say 76-year-old Jack G. Chappell of Bridgeton, Missouri, was killed when a tire that had fallen off of a towed vehicle struck his car. He was pronounced dead at the scene.

A crash report indicates the accident happened around 10:00 p.m. when the tire struck two other vehicles before bouncing over a concrete median and hitting Chappell’s car. 

There were no reports of other injuries. The investigation is ongoing.   

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