ST. LOUIS — A Missouri man died after a brick fell off an oncoming vehicle and smashed through his windshield.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports the crash happened Saturday evening about 60 miles northwest of St. Louis on Highway 47 in Lincoln County.

The Missouri Highway Patrol says 73-year-old Frederick Lueck, of Troy, Missouri, was driving east when the brick crashed through the windshield of his Chevrolet Impala. Then the car hit several poles and a sign before stopping.

Frederick Lueck died at the scene. His passenger, 67-year-old Kathleen Lueck of Troy, Missouri, declined treatment after the crash.

The State Patrol says it didn’t have any information about the westbound vehicle the brick fell off of.


Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com