Dec 06, 2019 8:00 AM

Missouri man dies after semi overturns

Posted Dec 06, 2019 8:00 AM

LAFAYETTE COUNTY — One person died in an accident just after 11p.m. Thursday in Lafayette County.

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reported a 2017 Freightliner semi driven by Eddie L. Hughes, 47, Florissant, was eastbound on Interstate 70 The vehicle traveled onto the shoulder, struck an unoccupied a 2007 Dodge Magnum, traveled down an embankment and overturned.

Hughes was pronounced dead at the scene. The MSHP did not have seat belt usage information.