A 19-year-old man is dead after he was struck by a car when his truck broke down on Interstate 64.
Illinois State Police say victim had stalled truck and may have been trying to flag down help.
No charges have been filed yet pending an investigation.
“It is personally distressing that Mitchell wore the uniform of the Illinois State Police,” Haine said.
MODOT has canceled this weekend’s closure of eastbound I-64 between Jefferson and the Poplar Street Bridge because of the potential for ice in the forecast.
In downtown St. Louis, all lanes on eastbound I-64 from Jefferson to 6th Street will close this weekend. The closures will occur from 8 p.m. Friday until 8 p.m. Sunday for bridge work
Several closures that will impact Interstate 64 and Interstate 44 this weekend as part of continuing work.
However, MoDOT says lane closures still likely on Poplar Street Bridge through early Monday.