Driver killed in accident on I-70 at MLK Bridge in downtown St. - KMOV.com

Driver killed in accident on I-70 at MLK Bridge in downtown St. Louis

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By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson
By Lakisha Jackson By Lakisha Jackson

(KMOV)-- A driver is dead after an accident on Interstate 70 in downtown St. Louis.

Authorities said the driver was traveling eastbound on I-70 and went to exit onto the Martin Luther King Bridge. It appears the driver lost control and hit a bridge support.

The vehicle caught fire and the driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim's name has not been released yet

Though it is early in the investigation, authorities said it appears speed was a factor.

All lanes have re-opened.

 

 

 

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