ST. LOUIS (KMOX)(UPDATED 4:15 p.m.) A $5,000 reward is being offered for information that leads to the arrest of the hit-and-run driver who killed a 6-year-old girl in St. Louis Thursday evening.

Janell “Nelly” Rice was hit at Labadie and East Norwood in North St. Louis by a four-door, light-colored Nissan Altima with black trim and tinted windows.

The vehicle was last seen speeding east on Labadie, then south on Norwood.

If you have any information, you are asked to call the 866-371-TIPS.

Our previous reporting is as follows:

A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver.

The accident happened just after 8 p.m. Thursday on Labadie Avenue in North St. Louis.

The child was playing when a car struck her near the curb, then left the scene.

Police say the girl was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police are searching for the driver, but still haven’t released a description.

This story will be updated as more information becomes available.

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