Man charged in fatal hit-and-run in north St. Louis

Man charged in fatal hit-and-run in north St. Louis

Arron Smith, 21, has been charged in a hit-and-run wreck that left a man dead in north St. Louis in late August.

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on January 4, 2013 at 3:37 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man has been charged in a hit-and-run wreck that left a man dead in north St. Louis in late August.

Arron Smith, 21, was charged Friday with manslaughter and leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

According to police, Smith was driving a Pontiac Grand Prix at a high rate of speed on eastbound Natural Bridge on Aug. 24 when he struck 55-year-old Durand Stewart, who was walking across the street.

Police said Smith continued to drive away, but was apprehended minutes later.

 

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