One person dead after vehicle strikes pole in west St. Louis County

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Posted on October 15, 2011 at 1:21 PM

Updated Wednesday, Oct 30 at 9:21 AM

Missouri 141 & Conway Rd

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(KMOV.com) -- One person is dead after a single vehicle accident in west St. Louis County after a vehicle struck a light pole.

The accident happened just before 1:00 p.m. Saturday at the intersection of Route 141 and Conway Road in Town and Country, Missouri.  This is just north of Interstate 64 Highway 64 and just south of St. Luke's Hospital.

Officials said 49-year-old Bryan Kraus of St. Louis was killed when his vehicle struck a light pole.  Nobody else was injured in the accident.  

Investigators are looking into what caused the driver to lose control and slam into the light pole.  Witnesses on the scene said the driver was speeding.  Police said the driver narrowly missed other vehicles before the crash.

Route 141 was closed for several hours while emergency crews worked to clear the scene.  Traffic on Route 141 had to be detoured on to Conway Road.

 

 


 

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