St. Charles Police investigating fatal accident

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ST. CHARLES, MO (KPLR) – St. Charles Police are investigating a fatal accident  that occurred at the intersection  of Golfway and West Clay around 7 am Wednesday morning. Police say Ford Econoline van traveling west on West Clay, struck a Toyota Corolla turning left onto south bound Golfway in the intersection.

The two passengers in the Toyota, a 72-year-old man and 85-year-old Pearlie Cooper were transported to the hospital in serious condition. Ms. Cooper was later pronounced death. The driver of the van was uninjured.

A reconstruction of the accident is underway.

Police are asking anyone with information on the accident to call St. Charles Police Department at 636-949-3300 or can do so anonymously through St. Charles Crime Stoppers at 636-949-3333.