Update: Woman injured in North Broadway hit-and-run crash dies

ST. LOUIS, MO – After sustaining critical injuries in a hit-and-run collision two weeks ago, 39-year-old Melissa Bassett died in the hospital on Wednesday.

This is an update to an earlier story.

The fatal crash occurred on North Broadway near Jackson Street around midnight when a vehicle traveling at a high-rate of speed struck Bassett’s vehicle, according to KMOV4 News.

Police are still searching for the driver and passenger of the vehicle that struck her car. They fled by foot immediately after the crash.

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