A St. Louis man was killed in car accident after trying to escape from gunfire.
According to St. Louis police, the accident occurred as the 23-year-old man was riding in the passenger seat of a car when the driver lost control and struck a pole on the side of the road.
Officials later found the 20-year-old driver of the car, that allegedly fled the scene because their vehicle was being shot at by occupants in a nearby truck. There have not yet been reports on whether or not arrests or charges have been given in connection to the accident.
Our deepest condolences are with the friends and family of the victim during this difficult time.