Child struck and killed in south St. Louis

Demond Moorehead

ST. LOUIS (KPLR) –On Sunday evening, an 7-year-old boy was struck by a car and killed in south St. Louis. It happened in the 300 block of Schirmer .

A driver was traveling west on Schirmer when she collided with the victim, identified as Demond Moorehead, as he was riding a bicycle out of the alley. Moorehead was thrown from the bike. He was rushed to the hospital where he was pronounced dead.

Police say the 17-year-old driver remained on scene and is cooperating with authorities.