July 28, 2015

Victim in double hit-and-run dies

Sam Clancy, KSDK 3:23 p.m. CDT June 28, 2015

Screen Shot 2015-11-18 at 10.19.48 PMST. LOUIS – A 50-year-old man has died a week after he was struck twice in a hit and run.

A police spokesperson said witnesses saw the man, Ashish “Bapi” Gupta, crossing the street June 28th in the 700 block of South Broadway when he was struck by a black Mercedes driven by an unknown woman.

Both cars left the scene and Gupta was taken to the hospital in critical condition.

Gupta died Sunday, July 5 at SLU Hospital. Police have released the surveillance photo and video of the cars involved in the incident. Anyone who has information is encouraged to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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