Man killed in crash near I-70 and Bircher

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ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) - One man was killed in an accident early Tuesday morning on I-70 near Bircher Boulevard.  The highway was shut down for four hours.

According to police, the driver lost control around 12:30 a.m. while driving eastbound.  The car hit a guard rail before stopping at Bircher near Union.  The passenger died at the scene.  The driver and two others  were taken to the hospital.  There is no word on their conditions.

The interstate has re-opened.