William Pearson Killed in Crash in Weldon Spring

St. Louis Man William Pearson Killed in Crash at Highway 40 and Highway 94

William Pearson

William Pearson Killed in Crash in Weldon Spring

Weldon Spring, Missouri (January 11, 2018) – One man was killed in a crash in Weldon Spring Tuesday afternoon, Missouri Highway Patrol said.

The crash happened at about 4:00 p.m. Tuesday, January 9, at Highway 40 and Highway 94.

According to Missouri Highway Patrol, Joshua Freise was driving a 2017 Ford F250 pickup westbound on the Interstate when he suffered a medical emergency.

The Ford pickup hit a car on the Interstate and then proceeded to the exit ramp at Highway 94, smashing into several other vehicles that were stopped at a traffic signal.

The pickup overturned and came to a rest on an embankment on the roadside.

The pickup hit a total of five vehicles and debris from the wreck hit the sixth one.

A 29-year-old St. Louis man, William C. Pearson was in one of the stopped cars, a 2016 Chevrolet Cruze when Freise’s Pickup struck the left side of his car. Pearson died from injuries sustained in the crash.

A 47-year-old St. Peters man, Anthony Catalano, who was in a 1997 GMZ 1500 pickup that was also struck, received moderate injuries and was taken to Mercy Hospital St. Louis for treatment.

The crash remains under investigation.

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