Amber Wood killed by hit and run driver

8:02 PM, Apr 27, 2012   |    comments
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St. Louis (KSDK) - A fatal hit and run accident claimed the life of a 23-year-old woman and injured another person.

Police said Amber Wood and a 29-year-old man were crossing the street when they were hit in the 700 block of S. Broadway around 1:51 a.m. Friday.

Wood died at the scene. The second victim had lacerations on his high, leg and face. He was taken to an area hospital and was expected to be treated and released.

Police said they found the suspect vehicle in Madison County, Illinois and are towing it back to St. Louis to examine it.

Police have not charged the person they have in custody yet and authorities have not released any additional information.


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