I-70 Open Again, Closed For 3 Hours Due to Fatal Wreck Wednesday

ST. LOUIS (AP) – Eastbound lanes of Interstate 70 are open after a fatal accident in downtown St. Louis.

The single-car accident happened just after 3:30 a.m. Wednesday when the vehicle left the roadway and overturned onto Broadway. One person was pronounced dead at the scene. The victim’s name has not been released.

The eastbound lanes of I-70 were closed for about three hours, backing up rush hour traffic before they reopened after 6:30 a.m.

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