A Lincoln County resident died on Thursday in a crash on southbound Interstate 270 in West St. Louis County.

The accident happened in the area of southbound I-270 before the Highway 40 interchange in Creve Coeur at 1:45 p.m.

According to the Missouri State Highway Patrol, a pickup truck driven by Joseph V. Yeager, 23, of Moscow Mills, struck the rear of a MoDOT truck. The MoDOT vehicle was stopped with emergency lights on and an arrow stick activated due to construction work, the crash report said.

Yeager was pronounced dead at the scene, according to the MSHP. The MoDot driver was not injured, and the crash is under investigation, according to MHSP policy.

Multiple lanes of the I-270 were shut down for several hours, but reopened at 6 p.m.