Janell Rice, 6, killed in pedestrian collision with hit-and-run driver on Labadie Avenue on north side of St. Louis, Missouri

Modified Date: 
Sat, 11/18/2017 - 12:50pm
Accident Date: 
Thursday, April 27, 2017

6-year-old girl dies in hit-and-run accident in St. Louis

The accident happened about 8:10 p.m. Thursday on the city's north side. The girl was playing when a car struck her near a curb. 

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Investigators said the car that struck the kindergartner had been speeding east on Labadie and was apparently racing with another vehicle. That vehicle was described as four-door, light-colored Nissan Altima with black trim and tinted windows.   

$5K reward for tips about racing driver who killed 6-year-old

Anyone with information is asked to call the CrimeStoppers tip hotline at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).

A GoFundMe account has been set up[1] to help pay for her funeral expenses.     

2 months later, St. Louis family desperate to solve deadly hit and run

The victim’s father, Jamell Rice, said Thursday that he is haunted every day by the tragedy and still can’t bring himself to look at pictures of his only daughter.     

Hit and Run
People Involved: 
Janell Rice
Labadie Avenue

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