ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — A man died in a hit-and-run accident on Interstate 70 in St. Louis County early Saturday morning.
The Missouri State Highway State Patrol has identified Jerry M. Lawrence, 52, as a victim. The next of kin have been notified. The crash occurred on I-270 at the 218 mile marker.
Investigators say Lawrence was driving northbound in a 2011 Hyundai Sonata when he was hit by another vehicle from the rear and lost control. His vehicle then went off the roadway and crashed into a concrete guardrail. The driver of the other vehicle left the scene of the accident.
Lawrence was taken to a St. Louis hospital. but later died of his injuries. MSHP Troop C, covering multiple counties in the St. Louis area, is investigating the crash.
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