St. Louis man killed in traffic accident

6:20 PM, Sep 16, 2012   |    comments
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(KSDK) - Police say one man was killed and another seriously injured when the Ford Windstar they were in struck a cement retaining wall around 5 p.m. Saturday night.

The Windstar was traveling westbound on Natural Bridge near Marcus when it sideswiped a GMC Sierra.  The 35-year-old man driving the Windstar lost control of the vehicle and drove into a light post on the north side of the street.  The Windstar then crossed several lanes traffic and struck a retaining wall on the south side of the street.

The passenger in the Windstar, Mbonakira Lewis, 48, of the 1200 block of Hodiamont, was not wearing a seatbelt and was pronounced dead at the hospital.

The driver of the Windstar suffered a leg injury and was taken to an area hospital.  The driver of the Sierra was not injured.

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