9-year-old boy dies after being hit by car in St. Louis

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on May 9, 2013 at 8:43 PM

Updated Friday, May 10 at 7:34 AM

(KMOV) -- A child died after being struck by an oncoming vehicle in north St. Louis Thursday night.

St. Louis Police said a 9-year-old boy was jumping on dumpsters in an alley behind the 4900 block of Alcott around 7:30 p.m. when he was struck by a vehicle.

The boy was transported to the hospital where he was later pronounced dead.

The 33-year-old driver who hit the child stayed at the scene and cooperated with police.

St. Louis Police said no criminal charges would be filed against the driver.

 

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