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ST. LOUIS, MO (KTVI)- A pedestrian was struck and killed early Tuesday morning in south St. Louis. The accident happened around 4:a.m. on eastbound I-44 between Kingshighway and Hampton Avenue.

That section of the interstate was closed as crews worked to clear the scene. It reopened around 6:30a.m.

The victim’s name and age have not been released at this time.