ST. LOUIS (AP) – Police in St. Louis say a 5-year-old child has died after being hit Monday night by a vehicle that did not stop.
The St. Louis Post Dispatch reports the incident happened around 7:30 p.m. in the Walnut Park West neighborhood.
Police say the child was rushed to a hospital and died there.
Police have not released the child’s identity and had not issued a description of the vehicle suspected in the hit-and-run.
No arrests in the case had been reported by Tuesday morning.