CALLAWAY CO., Mo. (KMOX) –  A St. Louis man was killed Thursday night in a head-on crash on Interstate 70.

It happened in Callaway County at 9:20 pm, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

22-year-old Erskin Johnson was a passenger in a car that went out of control on westbound I-70, crashed through the median barrier, and went into the eastbound lanes.

There it was struck head-on by a tractor-trailer rig.

Three other people in the car suffered serious injuries.

Police aren’t sure what caused the driver to lose control of his vehicle.


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