ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — Police are looking for the car that struck and killed a man attempting to cross Halls Ferry Road in north St. Louis County Friday night.
In a press release, St. Louis County police said the man, identified by family members as Melvin Stewart, was attempting to cross the road in a motorized wheelchair near Jennings Station Road when he was struck around 9:30 p.m.
Stewart, 69, was rushed to the hospital for treatment but was later pronounced dead. He lived about a quarter-mile away from where he was struck.
Police said the car that struck Stewart left the scene and has not been located. A description of the car was not immediately available.
Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.