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Tractor-trailer runs off I-44, crashes into homeowner’s front yard

(Source: St. Louis Fire Department)

ST. LOUIS – A semi-truck ran off the westbound lanes of Interstate 44 Wednesday afternoon and crashed into a front yard.

The accident took place just after 5:15 p.m. on the 4000 block of Lafayette and I-44.

The St. Louis Fire Department said the truck nearly struck the home and a Spire gas meter.

People were inside the residence, but fortunately, no one was injured.