Woman struck, killed on WB I-270 near Old Halls Ferry

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NORTH COUNTY, MO (KPLR)- Police are investigating after a woman was struck and killed Wednesday morning in north St. Louis County. The accident happened shortly after 5 a.m. on westbound I-270 near Old Halls Ferry Road.

The highway was closed and motorists were urged to use an alternate route. There was a three mile back up in the area.

Missouri Highway Patrol officials say the woman attempted to cross the highway above New Halls Ferry Road. She was struck by at least one car.