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Suspect Arrested in Fatal Hit and Run in North St. Louis

Greg Branson
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story updated: 9:30am Saturday, August 25, 2012

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) - St. Louis city police say a speeding car struck and killed a pedestrian, late Friday, in the 4200 block of Natural Bridge.

The victim is identified as 55-year-old Durand Stewart of St. Louis.

Police say the driver of a red Pontiac Grand Prix is now in custody, with charges pending.

 

our earlier story:

A suspect has been arrested in connection with a hit and run accident Friday night that left one person dead.

St. Louis police say the accident happened just before midnight when the victim was struck crossing the street at Natural Bridge and Lambdin Avenue.  The victim was pronounced dead at the scene.   The suspect was arrested a short time after the accident.

Police say the victim was a 55-year-old man.  His name and the name of the suspect have not been released.

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