Olivette woman killed when car strikes stalled vehicle on Blanch - KMOV.com

Olivette woman killed when car strikes stalled vehicle on Blanchette bridge

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MARYLAND HEIGHTS, Mo. (KMOV.com) – The passenger of a minivan was killed when the vehicle she was riding in struck a stalled vehicle in the westbound lanes of Interstate 70 on the Blanchette Bridge late Sunday night.

Around 11:20 p.m., according to the Missouri Highway Patrol, a passenger car driving westbound on the interstate hit a pickup truck that was out of gas on the Blanchette Bridge, knocking it further into traffic lanes. The impact of the collision killed 65-year-old Wiktoria Pierzak, of Olivette, and seriously injured the driver.

The driver of the stalled pickup truck had gone to a nearby gas station. He is being interviewed by the Missouri Highway Patrol.

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