March 2, 2015

Police ID woman killed in hit-and-run crash in St. Louis

St. Louis Post Dispatch – March 02, 2015 6:45 am • By Denise Hollinshed

UPDATED at 9 a.m. with woman’s identity.

ST. LOUIS • A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash on North Broadway and Christian Avenue early Saturday.

Police said Kayla Troupe, 47, was crossing eastbound on Broadway at 12:27 a.m. when she was struck by a Kia. Witnesses told police that the woman had stopped in the middle of the road due to heavy traffic. She took a step back and was struck by the vehicle, which then drove off. Troupe was pronounced dead at the scene.

She lived in the 1500 block of North 18th Street, police said.

Anyone with information regarding the accident is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.

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