12-year-old dies after hit-and-run in south St. Louis

ST. LOUIS, MO (KPLR) – A 12-year-old struck by a vehicle Tuesday night in a south St. Louis neighborhood has died.

Clinton Vorce died from his injuries early Wednesday morning at the hospital.

Vorce was walking westbound on Delor around 8:40 p.m. Tuesday. He was struck by a red four door Audi when he tried to cross the street at Gravois. Police said the vehicle was travelling northbound on Gravois at a high rate of speed and did not stop at the intersection.

The victim was taken to the hospital Tuesday night. He was listed in critical condition. Police say that Vorce was pronounced dead at around 4 a.m. Wednesday.

The investigation into the hit-and-run is ongoing, police said.