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Off-Duty St. Louis firefighter killed in accident on Forest Park Parkway

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ST. LOUIS (KTVI) - An off-duty St. Louis firefighter was killed Wednesday evening in a one car accident in West St. Louis.  The accident happened just before 7 pm at Forest Park Parkway and North Skinker near University City.

Emergency crews arriving on the scene had to extricate the firefighter from an overturned car.

Several lanes had to be closed for crews to clear the scene.

The firefighter died at Barnes Hospital.