Updated at 1:45 pm
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - Police have now identified the woman who was struck and killed by a speeding car early Friday morning.
23-year-old Amber Wood of St. Louis was trying to cross South Broadway near the Broadway Oyster Bar around 2 am when a car travelling at a high rate of speed struck her.
A police report shows that Wood was thrown 80 feet through the air and was pronounced dead at the scene.
A 29-year-old man was also struck and had lacerations to his face, hip and leg.
Police are still looking for the driver of a grey or silver Pontiac, possibly a Grand Am or Grand Prix.
OUR EARLIER STORY:
St. Louis police are searching for the driver of a car that struck and killed a woman downtown.
KMOV-TV reports that the accident happened about 2 a.m. Friday on South Broadway. Police say the woman was crossing the street when she was struck by a silver or gray Pontiac Grand Am or Grand Prix with Missouri license plates.
The vehicle took off after the accident. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released, but authorities say she was 23.
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