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2 people killed in crash after driver runs stop sign in St. Louis

The driver who ran the stop sign hit a car and ran away from the scene, police said. Two people in the car that was hit died from their injuries

ST. LOUIS — Two people are dead after a crash in north St. Louis overnight Friday.

The St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department responded at 2:25 a.m. to the crash at North 11th Street and St. Louis Avenue in the Old North St. Louis neighborhood.

After investigating, police said a Pontiac Grand Prix was traveling south on North 11th Street and ran a stop sign at St. Louis Avenue, hitting the driver’s side of a Chevy Impala. Both vehicles came to rest on the southeast side of the intersection.

The driver of the Pontiac ran away from the scene, police said. The driver of the Chevy was pronounced dead at the scene and a passenger in the Chevy was taken to an area hospital where she died.

The department's Accident Reconstruction Unit is investigating.

No other information about the crash has been released.

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