Fatal Accident Closes Hwy 79 Between O’Fallon & Old Monroe

ST. CHARLES, MO – Missouri Highway Patrol reports 22-year-old, Roy Alonso Villa of Winfield, MO, was killed in an early Saturday morning accident in St. Charles County at Highway 79, south of Route Y.

Hwy 79 was closed for approximately 2 hours this morning around 7:30AM while the MSHP reconstruction team investigated the deadly crash.

Villa’s vehicle was traveling south on Highway 79 and slid sideways into oncoming traffic when another vehicle struck the left side of his car. Villa was transported to a nearby hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The driver of the car who struck Villa’s vehicle, a 56-year-old female from O’Fallon, MO, was also transported to the hospital with moderate injuries.

Morning road conditions were likely a factor in this mornings fatal crash.

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