ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – A woman is dead following a hit-and-run in North St. Louis — and police caught the man they believe is responsible.

The fatal accident happened shortly before noon on Friday on Natural Bridge Avenue just west of Fairgrounds Park. Police say the woman was hit and the driver took off.

The vehicle used was later found empty in the 3000 block of Whittier about a half-mile away.

They arrested a 21-year-old man Friday afternoon. His identity hasn’t been released and charges are pending.

The investigation is ongoing.

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