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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 his eight-year career. St. Louis County Police Department Officer James “Mitch” Ellis Jr. w...

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

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.  

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 Fenton, was the driver police say sped down South Lindbergh Boulevard before crashing into BMO Harri...

Man dies after crashing during police chase in Sunset Hills

The Sunset Hills Police Department drives in the SunCrest Fest parade in September 2018. Photo by Gloria Lloyd.

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 into the side of a bank, was ejected from the car and died at the scene. A Sunset Hills police officer patrolli...

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 Highway Patrol crash report. The Highway Patrol said King was driving his 1999 Ford F-250 north o...

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lemay

Motorcyclist killed in crash in Lemay

April 9, 2019

A motorcyclist died Sunday after hitting a car on Telegraph Road in Lemay. Richard Pryor, 47, of the 300 block of Quincy Road in Kirbyville, died at a hospital after colliding around 2:47 p.m. with a Kia Rio sedan in the 1500 block of Telegraph Road, police said. Police from the South County Precinct ...

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