2 men killed in crash on I-270 in St. Louis County


Two men were killed in a crash on Interstate 270 in St. Louis County.

At around 7:50 p.m., a tractor-trailer was sitting on the right shoulder of I-270 near St. Charles Rock Road, partially blocking one of the northbound lanes, and two men were standing to the left of the vehicle.

A Chevrolet Trax first struck the back of the tractor-trailer before hitting the two men, according to a crash report.

One of the victims was pronounced dead at the scene. He has been identified as 69-year-old Gary Grier of Hazelwood. The second victim was taken to a hospital where he was pronounced dead. He has been identified as 49-year-old Joseph Dunn of Wentzville.

The driver of the Chevrolet was taken to the hospital with minor injuries.


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