Police investigating fatal accident in the Poplar Street Bridge

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A file photo shows the Poplar Street Bridge leading into downtown St. Louis. St. Louis Post-Dispatch photo

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police are investigating a fatal accident on the Poplar Street Bridge. The accident happened just before 10 pm Friday night in the westbound lanes. Police were forced to shut down the bridge for some time.

No word yet on the victim or the cause of that accident.