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.