Man killed on I-70 late Saturday after car is struck by tire

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ST. PETERS, MO (KTVI) -A Bridgeton, MO man was killed Saturday night in an accident on Interstate 70 in St. Charles County. It happened just before 10:00pm on I-70, west of Mid Rivers Mall Drive.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol, the rear tire of a towed pickup truck fell off and struck several cars. It then went over the median and onto eastbound lanes where it struck a car driven by 76-year-old Jack Chappell. He was pronounced dead at the scene.