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Driver killed when car goes off I-44, lands on Broadway in St. Louis

News-Democrat

Rescue workers at the scene of the crash Wednesday morning in downtown St. Louis.
Rescue workers at the scene of the crash Wednesday morning in downtown St. Louis.

One person was killed in a crash Wednesday morning on Interstate 44 in St. Louis, near the Stan Musial Veterans Memorial Bridge.

TV station KSDK reported that a car left the roadway and landed on Broadway, on its roof.

The interstate was reopened by 7 a.m.

Photos posted by KSDK showed rescue workers surrounding the upside-down car.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported the crash happened about 3:30 a.m., and that the driver died at the scene. The identity of the driver was not immediately released.

The St. Louis Police Department’s accident-reconstruction team was sent in to investigate.

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