Driver fatally collides with teen who escaped from juvenile detention center

ST. LOUIS, MO – On Tuesday morning, a driver fatally struck a 17-year-old who escaped from a juvenile detention center in September, Fox 2 Now reports.

Mobile undercover surveillance detectives located a vehicle occupied by the suspect near N Broadway and Biddle St around 8:30 a.m. The driver then struck an embankment near I-70. The juvenile and driver then exited the vehicle, ran up to Broadway, then ran back down the ramp before the juvenile was struck and killed by another car.

Police have not taken the driver into custody at this time.

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