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Police investigating fatal hit-and-run accident in north St. Louis

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NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

A man was killed after being hit by a car in north St. Louis, near the city boarder with St. Louis County, late Tuesday night.

According to police, Elijah Brooks, 42, was the victim of a hit-and-run in the 1600 block of Castle Drive around 8:00 p.m.

According to police, Brooks was struck by a black Pontiac while crossing Goodfellow when a black Pontiac Grand Prix that was traveling southbound from Natural Bridge.

Brooks was pronounced dead at the accident scene.

Three days before this accident, another man was fatally injured by a vehicle on Natural Bridge.

So far in 2015, eight pedestrians throughout the City of St. Louis have been hit by vehicles, including four who died. Last year, only seven pedestrians were injured by vehicles.

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