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7:40 am
Tue October 30, 2012

Pilot Killed In Crash Of Small Plane At Creve Coeur Park

A small plane crashed into Creve Coeur Lake on Wednesday, Oct. 24.
Credit Tim Lloyd / St. Louis Public Radio

Updated 7:40 am Oct. 30 with news on another death resulting from the crash.

A spokesperson for DePaul Hospital says the wife of the pilot who died in a plane crash in Creve Coeur Lake last Wednesday has also died.

Suzanne Hazelton, 69, died on Monday after being on life support since the crash. She was the only passenger in the plane, which crashed during a trip from Pennsylvania to Creve Coeur Airport in St. Louis.

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Vehicle Crash
8:30 am
Thu September 27, 2012

Early Morning Crash Closes West I-44 in Eureka

(via Flickr/davidsonscott15)

Updated at 8:35 a.m. with information from the Associated Press:

The Missouri Highway Patrol confirms that one driver is dead and another injured in the multi-vehicle crash on I-44 near Six Flags St. Louis.  The accident occurred in dense fog.

The accident happened about 5 a.m. this morning and closed the westbound lanes of I-44.

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Helicopter Crash
1:35 pm
Fri March 9, 2012

NTSB: Patrol chopper crash caused by lack of fuel

Missouri State Highway Patrol Sgt. Joseph G. Schuengel.
(Missouri State Highway Patrol)

The National Transportation Safety Board has concluded that a fatal Missouri State Highway Patrol helicopter crash in 2010 happened because the chopper ran out of fuel.

The NTSB released a report Friday on the Oct. 15, 2010, crash in a neighborhood of Clarkson Valley, a St. Louis suburb. Patrol Sgt. Joe Schuengel, the pilot and lone passenger, died.

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Russian plane crash
2:30 pm
Wed September 7, 2011

Two former St. Louis Blues players killed in plane crash

Pavol Demitra in action during a 2004 home playoff game against the San Jose Sharks. Demitra and another former Blue, Igor Korolev, were killed when a Russian passenger jet crashed just after takeoff.
(photo courtesy of the St. Louis Blues)

Updated at 5:00 pm with statement from Keith Tkachuk.

Updated at 2:25 pm with statement from Blues president John Davidson.

Updated at 11:10 am with information about death of another former Blues player.

Two former St. Louis Blues players were among those killed this morning in the crash of a Russian passenger jet that was carrying members of a Russian professional hockey team.

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