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

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.

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