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Man killed in St. Louis County hit-and-run

The victim was identified as 55-year-old Melvin McCombs
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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. — An investigation is underway after a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in north St. Louis County.

On Nov. 10 at around 6:30 p.m., St. Louis County police were called to the 11800 block of West Florissant Avenue for a report of a person being struck. When officers arrived, they found a man suffering from life-threatening injuries.

He was taken to the hospital where he was pronounced dead. On Dec. 1, he was identified as 55-year-old Melvin McCombs.

Investigators said McCombs was walking westbound across the road when a dark-colored SUV hit him. The driver of the SUV left the scene and continued northbound on West Florissant Avenue before turning onto New Halls Ferry Road.

Anyone with information about this incident should call the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS(8477).

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