The crash happened around 3:15 a.m. Friday in the northbound lanes of I-270 near Dougherty Ferry Road when a driver struck a workers vehicle, according to the Missouri State Highway Patrol crash report.
Ronald Schuh, 37, of Pevely was killed in the crash according to the report. Police said Schuh's car was struck by Emily Davis, 41, of Fenton as she changed lanes in a work zone. Schuh then struck a rock bluff and overturned. Davis also struck a worker's parked car.
The crash had traffic on Interstate 270 backed up traffic for hours, even into the morning rush hour.
Kara Price, a spokeswoman for the Missouri Department of Transportation confirms the accident happened in She stated that a water truck contracted by MoDOT that was parked on the side of the interstate was struck by another driver.
As previously reported by Patch, the expansion project has some I-270 lanes shut down between Manchester Road and Highway 44 from 7 p.m. to 5 a.m. through May.
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