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Tow truck hits, kills teen in St. Louis area

Tow truck hits, kills teen in St. Louis area

February 20th, 2011 in News

MANCHESTER, Mo. (AP) - A tow truck has struck and killed a teenager who was crossing a busy highway in suburban St. Louis.

Police identified the victim as 17-year-old Alexander Harvey Springsteen.

He was struck Friday evening as he was crossing Highway 41 in Manchester. The teen was transported to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead a short time later.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reported that no charges have been filed against the tow truck driver.

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Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch, http://www.stltoday.com