6-year-old girl dies in hit-and-run accident in St. Louis
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A 6-year-old girl is dead after being struck by a hit-and-run driver in St. Louis.
The accident happened about 8:10 p.m. Thursday on the city's north side. The girl was playing when a car struck her near a curb. The car then left the scene.
Authorities said the girl was taken to a hospital, where she was pronounced dead.
The victim's name has not been released. Police are searching for the driver.