ST. LOUIS, MO – A female passenger died after the vehicle she was in left the road and hit a pole on I-44, FOX 2 Now reports.
The crash happened just after 8 a.m. Saturday near South Compton Avenue, when a 69-year-old woman in a Chevrolet Equinox lost control and hit a guardrail. The Chevrolet then hit a bridge pillar, killing the 48-year-old female passenger.
Officials report the passenger died at the scene. The driver was taken to the hospital for treatment.
An investigation is ongoing. The details of the story will be updated should they become available.
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