1 dead, 1 arrested after man is struck by vehicle in north St. Louis

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on August 25, 2012 at 9:05 AM

Updated Saturday, Aug 25 at 9:10 AM

4200 block of Natural Bridge

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ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – A man is dead after being struck by a vehicle while walking in north St. Louis on Friday night.

According to police, Durand Stewart, 55, was walking northbound in the 4200 block of Natural Bridge Avenue around 11:45 p.m. when he was struck by a Pontiac Grand Prix and killed on impact.  The suspect, 20, continued to drive away from the scene before being apprehended minutes later.

It was determined that the suspect was driving at a high rate of speed at the time of the crash.

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