ST. LOUIS (KPLR) – St. Louis police identify the man killed while racing ATV’s on a north St. Louis street. 46-year-old Leo Blackmon, Junior died last night at a hospital, following the crash of his ATV into a St. Louis city police vehicle.
The accident occurred Saturday night at Highland and Kingshighway just after 7:30 pm.
Witnesses told police that Blackmon was traveling at high rate of speed when he struck a police vehicle carrying two officers responding to a call. Blackmon was transported to the hospital, where he later died. The two officers were also transported to the hospital suffering from minor injuries.
An investigation into the accident is ongoing.