Three Killed In Ladue Head-On Collision

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LADUE, MO (KTVI) – Three people are dead following a head-on collision in Ladue Friday night. The crash happened just before 9:00pm Friday on Ladue Road near Gouvenor Lane. Kyle Weeks, 25, of Olivette, was driving a 2004 Ford Focus westbound when he attempted to pass another westbound car, crossing over a double yellow line. His car struck a 2000 VW Jetta driven by Melanie Michailidis, 46, of St. Louis, head on.

Both drivers were killed instantly. A passenger in Michailidis’ car, Joseph Jacob, 41 of San Francisco, CA, died later at the hospital. There were no other passengers.

Michailidis was a post-doctorate fellow at Washington University.

The crash remains under investigation.