Man killed, another seriously injured in I-44 crash with abandoned vehicle

Published: Jun. 4, 2023 at 5:48 PM CDT
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ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOV) - One man was killed and another injured in a crash with an abandoned truck on I-44 in St. Louis County Saturday afternoon.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, Thomas Brennecke, 31, was killed in the crash that happened on westbound I-44 near South Lindbergh Boulevard just after 5 p.m. on Saturday. The driver of the vehicle was seriously injured.

MSHP said that an abandoned Ford F550 was partially blocking lane 4 when the crash occurred. The driver of the car that Brennecke was in hit the back of the abandoned truck. Brennecke was pronounced dead at the scene.