Dangerous road could get safety upgrades

Jennifer Meckles, KSDK 10:54 PM. CDT July 26, 2016 A dangerous road in West St. Louis County could soon get a safety upgrade. Highway 109 runs past several schools in the Rockwood School District, including Babler Elementary. That’s where 7-year-old Rachael Bick was struck and killed crossing the highway in April. She was on her […]

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Pedestrian killed on I-55 identified as Pevely woman

St. Louis Post Dispatch – From staff reports Jul 26, 2016 A pedestrian was fatally struck late Monday night by a tractor-trailer on Interstate 55 in Jefferson County, police say. Kerensa L. Scanlon, 31, of Pevely, was hit in the right lane of northbound I-55 at about 11:30 p.m. Monday. The crash site was at […]

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Pedestrians Struck: Watch where ‘Pokemon Go’ leads you

Chicago Tribune – July 13, 2016 The “Pokemon Go” craze sweeping the globe can pose some serious health risks — and not just to the digital creatures that are the game’s intended targets. The free “augmented reality” game, designed for Apple and Android smartphones, lets players use their phone’s camera to capture, train and trade […]

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Pedestrian seriously injured in hit-and-run in Imperial

A man was seriously injured early Wednesday morning in a hit-and-run crash in Imperial. Brian Ballheimer, 29, was walking on the shoulder of northbound U.S. 61, north of Carsonhurst Drive, when he was struck. The driver of the vehicle drove off, according to the Missouri Highway Patrol. There was no description of the driver or […]

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St. Louis man killed in Sunday night hit-and-run

ST. LOUIS • Authorities said Monday that Thomas Gilson, 39, of the 2300 block of Rutger Street, was the man killed in a hit-and-run crash here Sunday night. It occurred at South Jefferson and Chouteau avenues about 11:37 p.m. According to police, the unknown driver of a Ford Edge was traveling west on Chouteau Avenue, […]

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Elderly Pedestrian Struck, Killed in Midtown

Maria Keena (@kmoxmaria) May 10, 2016 11:12 AM ST. LOUIS (KMOX) – (UPDATED 3:23 p.m.) St. Louis police are investigating a fatal pedestrian accident in Midtown. A man in his early 80s was hit by a car at 9:30 this morning. He died at the hospital. The victim has been identified as 81-year-old John Soucy […]

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