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Cab driver killed in south city crash

3:57 PM, Sep 1, 2012   |    comments
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(KSDK) - A Laclede Cab driver died this morning after crashing his taxi into a tree.

Police have identified the cab driver as Odise Reece, 48, of the 2900 block of Wintergreen in Florissant.

Just before 4 a.m. Reece was driving northbound in the 2100 block of S. Jefferson when his vehicle crossed the southbound lanes and struck the tree.

Reece died a short time later at a local hospital.  He was not wearing a seatbelt at the time of the crash.

Investigators have not determined why Reece's cab crossed the southbound lanes.

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