On Wednesday morning, a man lost his life following a traffic collision near I-610 in the St. Roch area.
As per the initial information, the fatal single-vehicle crash took place at 7:11 a.m. on Benefit and Allen streets, near where North Broad Street splits by the interstate. The early reports indicated that the man was traveling north on Benefit Street in a Dodge pickup truck when his vehicle swerved off the roadway near the I-610 on-ramp for undetermined reasons.
After that, the truck went several feet before hitting a pole and then rolling. The truck came to a stop under the elevated portion of the highway. The identity of the deceased will be revealed once the next of kin is notified. No other details are available.
An investigation is ongoing.
January 6, 2022