Hit-and-run driver fatally strikes pedestrian between Benton Park and McKinley Heights

ST. LOUIS, MO – According to the Associated Press, a fatal hit-and-run accident was reported between the neighborhoods of Benton Park and McKinley Heights Thursday.

The collision occurred sometime Thursday morning. Police say the suspect initially pulled over but then performed a u-turn and fled the area.

Authorities have not released the name of the victim or a description of the suspect at this time.

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