One person killed in Interstate 44 crash

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ST. LOUIS, MO – One person is dead after a crash on eastbound Interstate 44 near Hampton Tuesday afternoon.  St. Louis police say a semi-trailer was stopped on the shoulder when another vehicle struck it.

The driver of the vehicle, identified as a 50-year old white male, was pronounced dead on the scene.  No other injuries were reported.

The interstate was shut down at Hampton for a time while the crash was investigated and cleaned up. Traffic is flowing again through the area.

St. Louis police are investigating.