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1 Dead, 2 hurt after car slams into tree near south St. Louis neighborhood

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One person was killed and two others hospitalized a car slammed into a tree near the Compton Heights neighborhood in south St. Louis on Thursday. By Brendan Marks One person was killed and two others hospitalized a car slammed into a tree near the Compton Heights neighborhood in south St. Louis on Thursday. By Brendan Marks
By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks
By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks
By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks
By Brendan Marks By Brendan Marks

(KMOV) – One person was killed and two others hospitalized after the care they were in struck a tree in the Gate District neighborhood in south St. Louis on Thursday.

Authorities say a vehicle was traveling near the intersection of Lafayette and S. Compton just before 9 a.m. when it ran a stop sign and crashed into a car, which then struck a tree.

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One person in the car was pronounced dead at the scene. Two others were taken to the hospital in unknown condition. A fourth person refused treatment.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department is handling the investigation.

Additional details were not immediately available.

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