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Charges issued in fatal hit and run accident

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CLAYTON, MO (KPLR) - A Florissant man has been charged in connection with a fatal hit and run accident. 24-year-old Aaron Futrell is facing one count of leaving the scene of an accident. The victim, 16-year-old Deandre Wallace was struck and killed on Chambers Road near Green Valley Thursday night.

He was a sophomore at Riverview Gardens High School.

Officers say the driver may have run a red light and may have been speeding.

Police don't believe Wallace was in the crosswalk when he tried to cross the street.