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Man struck and killed by semi on Interstate 270 in St. Louis County

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FLORISSANT, Missouri — An investigation continues after a man was struck and killed by a semi while trying to cross Interstate 270 in north St. Louis County.

Police say the man was crossing the westbound lanes in the Florissant area about 2:30 a.m. Tuesday when he was struck. The victim's name has not been released.

The accident shut down all westbound lanes for several hours. All but one lane opened by 7 a.m.

Police aren't sure why the man was walking on the interstate.

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