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Updated at 8:25 p.m. with name of driver.

The driver of a dump truck heading east on Interstate 270 died on Monday after he struck the inside concrete median.  

The driver was ejected from the vehicle upon impact, the Hazelwood Police Department said in a news release.  

The Missouri Highway Patrol identified the truck driver as Mitchell A. Schwalbert, 54, of Hillsboro.

Debris from the crash caused minor damage when it hit a westbound vehicle, the patrol said.

The accident, which occurred at about 1:28 p.m. west of McDonnell Boulevard, shut down eastbound and westbound lanes of I-270 for a while.


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