Brad Choat

ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – St. Louis city police say alcohol or drugs may have been involved in a weekend car crash that killed a pedestrian.

It happened around eight, Saturday night, near the corner of Goodfellow and Natural Bridge.

Officers say the car knocked down a metal fence, a wooden fence, and a metal pole before landing on a sidewalk and striking 45-year-old Lazarus Britton of St. Louis.

Britton died at the scene.

Police say they took the 19-year-old driver of the car into custody and are seeking charges against him.

Of the three  passengers in the car, one suffered minor injuries and was taken to a hospital  for treatment.

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