“James Melton Identified as Driver Killed in Tragic Crash on I-70”

By | July 29, 2023



James Melton, a resident of Wentzville, was killed in a crash on I-70 in St. Charles, MO. The accident occurred in a construction zone and involved a semi-truck and a pickup truck. The pickup truck driver failed to notice the stopped semi and rear-ended it. Investigations are ongoing. Local accident Reports reported

St. Charles, MO (July 29, 2023) – The driver killed in a tragic overnight crash on I-70 has been identified as James Melton, a resident of Wentzville.

The fatal accident occurred at 12:30 a.m. on Friday, July 28, 2023, near Zumbehl Road, an area that was congested with construction cones.

The collision involved a pickup truck and a semi-truck.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the pickup truck driver failed to notice the stopped semi-truck in the construction zone and hit the rear of the vehicle.

Investigations into the accident are currently underway.

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