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UPDATE: Father and son from Fenton killed in accident in Affton

UPDATE: Father and son from Fenton killed in accident in Affton

June 28, 2021

Update: On Tuesday, St. Louis County Police positively identified Paul Eckhoff, 59, and Colin Eckhoff, 10, of Fenton, as the victims in the accident Monday. They are father and son. St. Louis County...

Motorcyclist who died in crash on Gravois Road 'loved deeply and fought fiercely,' family says

Motorcyclist who died in crash on Gravois Road ‘loved deeply and fought fiercely,’ family says

May 5, 2021

A motorcyclist who was killed in a crash Saturday on Gravois Road in Affton was a Lindbergh High graduate who "loved deeply and fought fiercely," his family said in his obituary. Justin Beger, 25, who...

Affton woman dies in crash at intersection of Interstate 55 with Union, Reavis Barracks

Affton woman dies in crash at intersection of Interstate 55 with Union, Reavis Barracks

April 15, 2021

An Affton woman died in a crash Thursday at Interstate 55 and Union Road. Rhonda Weedman, 57, of the 9000 block of Villa Ridge Court, 63123, was taken to a local hospital and pronounced dead following...

This photo of the sisters was posted to the GoFundMe page raising money for the family. Pictured left is Heather Derickson and right, Hailey Webb.

Two sisters, recent Oakville High School graduates, killed in Lemay Ferry crash

February 9, 2021

Two young sisters from Oakville were killed in a single-vehicle car crash on Lemay Ferry Road in Oakville Sunday night.  St. Louis County Police officers from the South County Precinct responded to...

Pedestrian hit, killed by car outside Affton polling place

Pedestrian hit, killed by car outside Affton polling place

November 3, 2020

Traffic outside an Affton voting site was restricted Tuesday morning as a woman was hit by a car and killed just as voting officially kicked off. Officers from the Affton Southwest Precinct of the St....

Woman dies in Telegraph Road crash, hit by car after exiting SUV

Woman dies in Telegraph Road crash, hit by car after exiting SUV

October 9, 2020

A woman was killed when a car hit her while she was standing outside her car Friday morning on Telegraph Road in Oakville. Traffic has been stopped both ways on Telegraph Road at Greymonte Estates Drive,...

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

St. Louis County officer dies in off-duty car crash; had served in Affton Southwest Precinct

October 11, 2019

A St. Louis County officer who died Friday after an off-duty car crash in Illinois was a “dedicated police officer” and father of five children who had served in the Affton Southwest Precinct during...

Workers patch up a hole in the brick wall of BMO Harris Bank Wednesday, July 10, after Alexander K. Jalaff, 25, led Sunset Hills police officers on a high-speed chase that culminated in Jalaff crashing into the side of the building early Wednesday morning. Jalaff was ejected from the vehicle and died at the scene. Photo by Erin Achenbach.  

Police identify man who died crashing car into bank as 25-year-old from Fenton

July 11, 2019

Police have identified the man who was killed Wednesday after he crashed into a bank building in Sunset Hills during a police chase. Alexander K. Jalaff, 25, of the 80 block of Winter Valley Drive in...

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018.

Man dies after crashing during police chase in Sunset Hills

July 10, 2019

A man died after a police chase in Sunset Hills overnight Wednesday. The Sunset Hills Police Department said that a still unidentified man leading police on a high-speed chase through the city crashed...

Maplewood man dies in crash on Interstate 270 in Sunset Hills

Maplewood man dies in crash on Interstate 270 in Sunset Hills

April 23, 2019

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...

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