O’FALLON, MO (KPLR) – Interstate 70 in both directions at Bryan Road in St. Charles County has been shut down. Authorities closed the highway shortly after 5:30 pm following a person struck by a semi.
According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, accident reconstruction is investigation a suicide that occurred on the roadway. A spokesperson said the male victim ran across the eastbound lanes of I-70, jumped over the median and was struck by the semi in the westbound lanes of the interstate.
The name of the victim has not been released.
The interstate was reopened around 8:30 pm.