St. Louis County police probe car wreck, toddler's death

4 months 3 weeks 4 days ago Saturday, June 24 2017 Jun 24, 2017 Saturday, June 24, 2017 12:47:00 PM CDT June 24, 2017 in News
By: The Associated Press

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis County police are investigating the case of a toddler who died after the vehicle in which he was riding overturned after hitting several parked vehicles.

Police say 14-month-old Keshawn Hampton Jr. of Florissant died at a hospital shortly after the wreck Friday night.

A 20-year-old woman who also was a passenger was treated at a hospital. A male passenger fled the scene before police arrived, and the 18-year-old driver was taken into custody.

The status of any charges was not immediately clear Saturday.

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