22-year-old dead after dump truck overturns on I-44 in Fenton

FENTON, MO (KTVI)- One person is dead after a dump truck overturned Wednesday morning in Fenton.

The accident happened after 2 a.m. on eastbound Interstate 44 near Bowles Avenue. The dump truck was traveling eastbound when it went off the roadway for unknown reasons, struck an embankment, and overturned back on the interstate.

The driver, identified as 22-year-old Tyler Richardson of House Springs, was ejected in the crash. Richardson was pronounced dead at the scene just after 2:35 a.m.