Pedestrian Killed in Midtown
ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis police are asking for help in locating the driver of an older-model dark-colored Jeep Cherokee that ran over a man and left him to die in the roadway.
It happened around 2:30 Sunday morning in the midtown area at Chouteau and Grand.
A witness told police the victim walked up to the jeep at a stop light, and reached with both hands into the vehicle.
It was then that the driver hit the gas, knocking the man under the vehicle.
A bystander tried to stop traffic, but was unable to keep a second vehicle from running over the victim.
The man’s name has not been released.