St. Louis Man Montez Horton Fatally Struck by Hit-and-Run Driver on I-55 in St. Louis
St. Louis, Missouri (January 10, 2018) – A man died after being struck by a hit-and-run driver on Tuesday morning in St. Louis, according to Missouri State Highway Patrol.
The accident happened at around 6:30 a.m. Tuesday, January 9 on Interstate 55 near 7th Street.
Troopers said the victim, Montez J. Horton, 25, of St. Louis, was crossing I-55 when he was struck by a 2003 Mitsubishi Eclipse, whose driver failed to stop after the accident.
Police later identified the driver as a man from St. Charles but did not release his name.
No details were provided on whether charges were pending.
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