ST. LOUIS COUNTY – The Crimes Against Persons Unit is investigating after a 16-year-old boy was killed in a hit-and-run in north St. Louis County Thursday night.
Authorities say Deandre Wallace Jr. was struck near the intersection of Chambers Road and Green Valley Drive around 8:00 p.m. Wallace died on the scene.
Police are searching for a maroon four-door sedan with possible frontend damage. Witnesses say the vehicle was traveling at a high rate of speed when struck Wallace was struck. The vehicle fled the scene by driving west on Chambers Road.
Anyone with information is asked to call the St. Louis County Police Department at 314-889-2345, or anonymously through CrimeStoppers at 866-371-8477.