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2 dead when stolen Jetta strikes Camaro in St. Louis

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Tolighta Morrow was killed when her vehicle was hit in north St. Louis Wednesday night (Credit: Facebook / KMOV) Tolighta Morrow was killed when her vehicle was hit in north St. Louis Wednesday night (Credit: Facebook / KMOV)
Firefighters said two victims are dead five were injured in a wreck that occurred in north St. Louis on Wednesday night. Credit: KMOV Firefighters said two victims are dead five were injured in a wreck that occurred in north St. Louis on Wednesday night. Credit: KMOV
NORTH ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) -

Two people died and five were injured when a stolen vehicle crashed in north St. Louis Wednesday night.

According to police, a 2017 Volkswagen Jetta, that was reported stolen, was speeding eastbound on Natural Bridge when it ran a stop light at Fair and hit a 2017 Chevrolet Camaro just after 9:30 p.m.

The driver of the Camaro, 30-year-old Tolighta Morrow, and 36-year old Brian Greer were pronounced dead at the scene. Morrow's 6-year-old daughter who was also inside the vehicle was taken to the hospital and listed as critical, stable. Morrow was in the Army National Guard.

Morrow's mother, Donna Powell, told News 4 that Morrow and Greer were dating and also worked together at the GM plant in Wentzville. She said they were dropping off the 6-year old at her house before they went to work.

"She was well loved, she had a lot of friends, she worked hard. she loved her baby, she loved her family," said Powell. 

The 22-year-old driver of the Jetta and the three passengers, ages 29, 16 and 14, were taken to the hospital in serious, stable condition.

“I saw one kid taken out of the white car and it touched my heart,” said Rob Warren, who witnessed the crash and called 911. “I couldn’t even look no more. I had to walk off as they took the other body out of the car. It was devastating.” 

Police told News 4 that an officer saw the speeding Jetta but the crash happened before he could attempt a traffic stop. Police also said they've increased enforcement in the area because of speeding and fatal accidents and that the officer had written 34 traffic summons on Wednesday.

A friend of Morrow said speeding at the intersection is a problem.

On Thursday, there was an increased police presence nearby watching for speeders.

Charges will be applied for the adult occupants of the stolen Jetta. The juvenile occupants will be x-booked, police said.

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