ST. CLAIR COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A New Baden man was killed after he rear-ended a tractor trailer overnight Thursday.
Blake Rodgers, 31, was driving a 2011 Kia Optima on Illinois Route 161 when he rear-ended a Freightliner tractor trailer that was slowing to stop near I-64. The accident happened just before 3:00 a.m.
Rodgers was taken to a hospital where he later died. The driver of the semi was not injured.