ST. CHARLES COUNTY, Mo. (KMOV.com) – A pedestrian was struck and killed on eastbound Interstate 70 in St. Charles County early Monday morning.

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The victim struck was identified Monday afternoon as 35-year-old Leonard J. Briley of Troy, Mo. 

Briley was struck before 5:30 a.m. on the interstate near Lake St. Louis Boulevard.

An official with the Missouri State Highway Patrol told News 4 two lanes were blocked to traffic around 6 a.m. Roughly 30 minutes later, the Missouri Department of Transportation said all lanes of the interstate were closed. 

Around 7:15 a.m., one lane of the interstate reopened to traffic. Officials said it will be a couple of hours before all lanes are reopen.

About a mile from where Briley was struck, a semi-truck crashed near the approach to Interstate 64. The driver of the truck was taken to the hospital. 

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