- Associated Press - Friday, April 28, 2017

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 say 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.

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