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Two dead in St. Louis after a crash involving a tow truck


Two men are dead after their vehicle crashed into a stopped tow truck along westbound I-70 and then was hit by another vehicle.

Police said the vehicle that the two men were riding in struck the tow truck Sunday around 4:15 a.m. Then, the vehicle spun out of control, and both vehicles caught on fire.

The St. Louis Fire Department pulled two men from the first vehicle, and they were taken to a hospital. The two men, who were not immediately identified, died at the hospital.

Police said the occupants of the second vehicle fled and were picked up by someone else.

Crash & Collision / Local News / Missouri / Top Stories
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Chanel joined ABC 17 News in January 2021 after graduating from Penn State University. She enjoys traveling and a daily iced coffee.


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