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Terrence E Clark of St Louis, MO was killed on Sunday, July 24, 2022 at 1:10AM in St. Louis County, Missouri. Clark is a 37-year-old man.
The crash happened here: northbound Interstate 170 north of Interstate 64.
In the crash, Clark was a driver. The police described the crash like this:
FATALITY TRAFFIC CRASH – VEHICLE 1 WAS TRAVELING NORTHBOUND ON INTERSTATE 170 NORTH OF INTERSTATE 64. DRIVER 1 LOST CONTROL OF VEHICLE 1 CAUSING VEHICLE 1 TO STRIKE THE GUARDRAIL. DRIVER 1 WAS EJECTED. PRONOUNCED ON SCENE AT 0110 HOURS BY CLAYTON EMS PERSONNEL. ASSISTED BY F.T.O. CPL. Z.C. KRAL (1379)
Clark's injuries were fatal. Clark was taken by Clayton Ems to The St Louis County Morgue.
The police said the damage to the 2020 Kawasaki Zx14R driven by Clark was total. It was removed by Towed To / By Terry’S Towing.
How To Get the Highway Patrol Report
Tpr E R Sikes of the Missouri State Highway Patrol wrote up the report. The highway patrol assigned report number 220392947 to this crash. The highway patrol charges $6.90 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 (blacked out).
I obtained the information prompting this solicitation from the Missouri State Highway Patrol website.
Clark's family may have an insurance claim. A lawyer will maximize the amount collected from the insurance company. In most cases, family members can recover money for the loss of a loved one—even if a family member was driving. Getting a lawyer working on this case early will allow Clark's family to receive advice about preserving and gathering evidence and the value of their claims, which will help with the recovery. For More Information Watch How Much is My Wrongful Death Claim Worth?.
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