Fox 2 News is reporting the main entrance to the River City Casino area was closed for hours after a what the news outlet said was a "violent" crash at the intersection of South Broadway and River City Casino Blvd.
It happened about 3:30 a.m. Investigators say an SUV was leaving the
casino as a tractor-trailer, loaded down with beer, was driving down
”A beverage delivery truck going south on Broadway at a reported high rate of speed impacted a passenger vehicle,” Lemay Fire District Assistant Chief Stephen Christeson to Fox 2 News.
Fox 2 News said the truck was driving at such a high speed for it's size, the collision impact startled people from more than 100-yards away. Click here to see video of people nearby describing the scene and sound.
Both drivers were killed.
The man driving the truck was 56-year-old Lawrence Coleman of Arnold.
The man driving the SUV was 29-year-old Matthew
Barton, of Cedar Hill.
No fault has been assigned in the incident as investigators are still working the case.