Maplewood man dies in crash on Interstate 270 in Sunset Hills


A Maplewood man died in a late-night crash on Interstate 270 in Sunset Hills Sunday night.

Troy D. King Jr., 68, died in a one-car crash on the interstate near Rott Road, according to a Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.

The Highway Patrol said King was driving his 1999 Ford F-250 north on Interstate 270 around 11:15 p.m. April 21 when it went off the right side of the highway and struck the guardrail on Rott Road.

King was pronounced dead at the scene by paramedics from the Fenton Fire Protection District at 11:17 p.m.

He was the only person in the truck at the time of the crash.

He also was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash and had no insurance, the MSHP said.