Fatal crash in Jennings, woman ejected from car


ST. LOUIS – Police are reporting a fatal car crash that happened near the intersection of Jennings Station Road and McLaren Avenue at about 5:50 p.m. Sunday.

A 23-year-old man driving a Chrysler 300 sedan ran a red light on Jennings Station road and hit a Pontiac G6 sedan.

The crash caused 26-year-old Zschasmene Thomas, who was driving the Pontiac G6, to be ejected from the car. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said she had a man and three children ages 11,7, and 1-years-old in the car with her. It was previously reported there were only two children present.

All four were taken to the hospital with “what are believed to be non-life-threatening injuries.”

The man driving the Chrysler 300 sedan did not have any serious injuries. He was taken into custody, but has not been charged.

The St. Louis County Police Department is investigating the crash along with accident reconstruction.

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