Janell Rice Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in St. Louis, MO
St. Louis, MO -- A hit-and-run vehicle vs. pedestrian incident led to the death of Janell Rice Thursday, April 27, 2017 in St. Louis, MO.
The incident took place at Labadie and Norwood around 8:05 p.m.
According to the report, a Nissan Altima was headed east on Labadie from E. Norwood when it struck 6-year-old Janell Rice. The Nissan then allegedly fled the scene of the incident. Police officials say they believe the vehicle was racing a second vehicle leading to the incident.
Young Janelle Rice was taken to a local hospital, where she later succumbed to her injuries.
Police are seeking information regarding the incident at this time.
The investigation is currently underway.
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