NORTH COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - Police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed Wednesday morning in north St. Louis County. The accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. on westbound I-270 near Old Halls Ferry Road.
The highway was closed and motorists were urged to use an alternate route. There was a three mile back up in the area.
Missouri Highway Patrol officials say the woman attempted to cross the highway above New Halls Ferry Road. She was struck by at least one car.
— Monica Adams (@MonicaAdamsTV) March 8, 2017
Westbound 270 closed at New Halls Ferry for a fatal pedestrian accident. Traffic is backed-up to Lilac. pic.twitter.com/cmnztyQgYg
— SkyFOX Helicopter (@SkyFOXSTL) March 8, 2017
Victim's body just removed from scene of fatal accident on I270 over New Halls Ferry Rd. WB lanes shutdown. EB lanes not impacted. @FOX2now
— Katie Kormann (@KatieKormann) March 8, 2017