Distracted driver crashes Kia Spectra into Culvert on I-44

ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO – A distracted driver crashed into a culvert on westbound I-44 on Saturday morning.

Police report Nathaniel J. Coker, 22, was traveling westbound on I-44 in a 2005 Kia Spectra when he became distracted and traveled off the right side of the road. His Kia hit a MODOT sign and culvert east of Antire Road around 8:21 a.m.

Coker was transported to SSM Health St. Clare Hospital for minor injuries.

The Kia sustained moderate damages.

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