Greg Branson

EAST ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A Saturday afternoon accident at an East St. Louis housing complex claimed the life of a one-year-old girl.

Police say it happened shortly before 4 pm in the Gompers Housing complex on North Sixth Street.

Two boys, ages 11 and 12, were listening to music in a car when one of the boys put the car in gear and it rolled over the girl.

The 11-year-old’s mother told police she did not know her son had taken the keys.


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