ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – The St. Louis Police Accident Reconstruction investigators are looking into a claim that the driver of the tractor-trailer ran a red light, causing a wreck that killed him and the driver of an SUV.

The semi driver was 56-year-old Lawrence Coleman of Arnold and the driver of the SUV was identified as 29-year-old Matthew Barton of Cedar Hill.

Police say the tractor-trailer overturned, spilling its contents across the road.

The accident happened early Saturday morning on South Broadway and River City Boulevard.

The investigation is ongoing, police say, but a witness claims the truck driver ran a red light.


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