UPDATE: 9-Year-Old Dies After Being Hit by Car in St. Louis

View Comments

ST. LOUIS, Mo. (KMOX) – Police have identified the nine year old boy who was fatal struck Thursday night in a north St. Louis alley.

Police say Lonnie Avent of Affton jumped off a trash dumpster, in front of the vehicle. The driver stopped to help Lonnie, but the child died later at a hospital.

It happened in an alley in the 4900 block of Alcott around 7:30 p.m.

St. Louis Police said no criminal charges would be filed against the driver.

View Comments
blog comments powered by Disqus

Get every new post delivered to your Inbox.

Join 4,967 other followers