Police continue searching for leads after elderly woman killed in hit-and-run

Police on the scene of the hit-and-run accident in the 5500 block of Page. Credit: KMOV

ST. LOUIS (KMOV.com) – Police are continuing to search for a hit-and-run driver who killed an elderly woman in September.

Albertia Russ, 86, was hit by a vehicle in the 5500 block of Page Avenue in the West End neighborhood just after 9 p.m. on Sept. 28.

According to police, the vehicle that hit Russ may have been racing another unknown vehicle at the time. Police believe the vehicle that hit the woman may be a new model dark-colored pickup truck.

Russ died at the hospital after being taken from the scene.

The investigation is ongoing.

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