20-year-old man dead after colliding with mailbox, trees in Parkdale

PARKDALE, MO (JEFFERSON COUNTY) – A 20-year-old man was killed after he crashed his vehicle in Jefferson County early yesterday morning, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol.

The crash occurred in the town of Parkdale at 2320 Hillsboro Valley Park Road at 1:50 a.m., when 20-year-old St. Louis resident Mason C. Lilledahl drove off the right side of the roadway.

Lilledahl, operating a 2008 Chevrolet Malibu, collided with a mailbox, then multiple trees.

Lilledahl, who was reportedly not wearing a seatbelt at the time, was taken to the hospital in St. Louis, where he was pronounced dead at 2:38 a.m.

No other injuries were reported in the crash.

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