One dead, one seriously injured in I-70 wrong-way crash

ST. LOUIS, MO – A man died and another person was critically injured today in a wrong-way crash on Interstate 70, reports KMOV.

The accident happened around 4 a.m. on eastbound I-70, near Shreve Avenue.

The victim, 62-year-old Larry Reed, was driving westbound in the eastbound lanes of the interstate when his Chevrolet Impala hit a Cadillac Escalade head-on. Reed later died at the hospital.

A 40-year-old passenger of Reed’s was severely injured in the accident.

The accident required crews to divert traffic on the interstate for several hours for cleanup and investigation.

There is no information currently available regarding the identity of the passenger or if drugs or alcohol were a factor in the accident.

The crash remains under investigation at this time.

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