Victim identified in fatal South St. Louis hit-and-run

ST. LOUIS, MO -Detectives with the St. Louis Police homicide unit have identified the man killed in a hit-and-run collision early Friday morning.

According to KMOV, the incident occurred within the 2700 block of Gravois Avenue shortly before 1:00 a.m. Friday. Police say 70-year-old Louis Zanzotta was struck by a blue Chevrolet Silverado and left in the center of the road with a severe head injury.

Zanzotta was pronounced dead shortly after he was discovered at the scene. Police have not yet released any further information regarding the identity of the suspect involved.

This article is one in a series presented by OnderLaw to inform our neighbors about car accidents and traffic news across our city. It should not be interpreted as legal advice. However, if you or someone you love has been injured in a hit-and-run, we would like to discuss your case in detail. Depending on the circumstances, you may be entitled to financial compensation for your medical bills, your lost income, and other expenses. More importantly, the only way to fight for a change to the dangerous intersection or fix the root cause of many accidents is to enlist the help of an experienced attorney that has the possibility to effect change and can prevent this from happening to another family. Contact us today to speak to one of our compassionate St. Louis car accident attorneys.