Pedestrian struck and killed by semi-truck on I-270

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FLORISSANT, MO (KTVI) - One person is dead after being hit by a big rig in the Ferguson area.

It happened overnight and now authorities are investigating what happened. It happened at Interstate 270 and West Florissant.  Crews were still on the scene at 5:00 a.m.

It happened in the westbound lanes of Interstate 270 just before 2:30 a.m.

Authorities say the victim, Renelle Clower, 35, was hit by an 18-wheeler and was pronounced dead at the scene. The big rig driver did stop.  In fact, authorities say the driver called 911.

Police shut down I-270 for a time while crews tried to piece together what exactly happened.

At this time, we don't know the age or the gender of the person who was killed.  We also don't know what led to the incident.  The Highway Patrol is investigating the case.


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