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Crash on southbound I-270 in Maryland Heights kills woman, injures man

Crash on southbound I-270 in Maryland Heights kills woman, injures man

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UPDATED at 5:20 p.m. Friday with name of the woman who died.

MARYLAND HEIGHTS — A woman was killed and a man suffered minor injuries in a multi-vehicle crash early Friday on southbound Interstate 270 near Page Avenue, authorities said.

The woman was identified as Cynthia M. Boos, 42, of the Florissant area.

According to Cpl. Juston Wheetley of the Missouri State Highway Patrol, the crash occurred about 5:50 a.m. when a car merging onto southbound I-270 from the Page ramp lost control and struck the Boos' vehicle.

Her vehicle, a 2010 Nissan Rogue, hit a median wall and became disabled, Wheetley said. As her vehicle was stopped partly in the traffic lane and partly in the median shoulder, a southbound 2015 Dodge Durango hit the side of her car, police said.

Both of the vehicles then crashed into a third vehicle, police said.

A man driving the Durango was treated at a hospital for minor injuries and released. Boos died at a hospital.

She and the injured man were wearing seat belts, the patrol said.

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