ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- A woman was fatally struck early Saturday morning when she was crossing the street.
Police say Kayla Troupe, 47, of the 1500 block of N. 18th Street, was crossing eastbound across the street at N. Broadway and Christian when she was struck by a suspect vehicle.
According to a witness, Troupe had stopped in the middle of the roadway due to heavy traffic. She took a step back and was hit by the vehicle, which fled the scene.
Troupe was pronounced dead at the scene.
The vehicle is a Kia with no further description.