A motorist was killed Tuesday afternoon in a wrong-way accident on Interstate 49 north of Peculiar, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol.
The accident was reported just before 6 p.m. at I-49 and North Cass Parkway, the patrol said.
A vehicle driving south in the northbound lanes of the highway collided with a semitrailer. The driver of the vehicle going the wrong way was killed.
All lanes of the highway were affected by the accident. After 10 p.m., the northbound lanes of I-49 opened again, but the southbound lanes were still closed.
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