William E Mixon of St Charles, Missouri was killed on Thursday, July 12th 2018 at 6:40 pm in St Louis County, Missouri. Mixon is a 69-year-old man.
The crash happened here: Westbound Interstate 70 at Lindbergh Boulevard.
In the crash, Mixon was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY ACCIDENT – ALL VEHICLES WERE TRAVELING WESTBOUND ON INTERSTATE 70. DRIVER 1 SUFFERED A MEDICAL CONDITION CAUSING VEHICLE 1 [THE 2018 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY WILLIAM MIXON] TO TRAVEL OFF THE LEFT SIDE OF ROADWAY, STRIKE THE CONCRETE MEDIAN, AND COME TO REST ON THE LEFT SHOULDER. DRIVERS 2 AND 3 PULLED TO THE LEFT SHOULDER TO PROVIDE AID TO DRIVER 1. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2018 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY WILLIAM MIXON] BEGAN MOVING FORWARD AND THE FRONT OF VEHICLE 1 [THE 2018 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY WILLIAM MIXON] STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 2 [THE 2018 CHEVROLET SILVERADO DRIVEN BY WILLIAM SMITH]. VEHICLE 1 [THE 2018 FORD F 150 DRIVEN BY WILLIAM MIXON] THEN CONTINUED AND STRUCK THE REAR OF VEHICLE 3 [THE 2012 HYUNDAI SONATA DRIVEN BY NO NO DRIVER]. DRIVER 1 FATALITY PRONOUNCED BY DR. DIETERT AT 1933 HOURS AT SSM HEALTH DEPAUL HOSPITAL. NEXT OF KIN NOTIFIED. ASSISTED BY CPL. V. M. KASPUT (1339)
Mixon's injuries were fatal. Mixon was taken by Community Ambulance to SSM Health DePaul Hospital.
The police said the damage to the 2018 Ford F 150 driven by William Mixon was minor. It was removed by Hoods Towing. The damage to the 2018 Chevrolet Silverado driven by William Smith was minor. The damage to the 2012 Hyundai Sonata with no driver was minor. It was also removed by Hoods.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Corporal D F Irsinghausen of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 180426006 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $5.75 for each certified report (certification required for court). But you can call 877-925-1969 to request a free copy of the report. The highway patrol is currently backlogged and they state on their website that you will have to wait 10 days and may have to wait an "extended period of time" beyond that for the report. Further, unless you qualify under the Federal Driver's Privacy Protection Act, the report you get will have important and necessary information such as photographs, social security numbers, driver license numbers, names, addresses and telephone numbers redacted or blacked out.
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