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Fatal accident on I-270 in Sunset Hills

SUNSET HILLS, Mo. – A 68-year-old Maplewood man died late Sunday evening in an accident on Interstate 270 in south St. Louis County.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the accident took place around 11:15 pm. in the northbound lanes of I-270 near Rott Road.

Investigators said a Ford F-250 went off the roadway and struck a guardrail. The driver, identified as Troy D. King Jr, was pronounced dead at the scene.

King was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the accident.

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