One Killed Another Injured in St. Charles Crash

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In St. Charles County, one man is killed and another suffered serious injuries after they were on their way to help a friend stuck in the snow when their vehicle went off the road.

On February 9, 2014 at about 5:00 a.m., Edward Ian Shepherd, age 31 of O’Fallon, Missouri was operating a 2004 Ford Ranger along with passenger Donald Beckering, age 22.

According to the St. Charles Sheriff’s Department, they were on their way to help a friend with car trouble when Shepherd failed to negotiate a curve in the road and lost control of his vehicle. His vehicle traveled off the roadway and collided with several trees.

Edward Shepherd and Donald Beckering received serious injuries and were transported via ambulance to the hospital. Edward Ian Shepherd was pronounced dead later.