Man Dies In I-70 Crash

A Hazelwood man has died after a car crash on Interstate 70 near New Florence just before 7:00 last night. [Tuesday]

The Missouri State Highway Patrol reports 83 year old Ali Mahmud was parked in the passing lane of westbound 70 and was rear-ended by 68 year old Kevin Jackson of Lawrence, Kansas.

Mahmud was transported to University Hospital in Columbia where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

Sergeant Scott White with the Highway Patrol says it is unknown why he was parked in the passing lane.

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