ST. LOUIS - St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones had a strong reaction to the tragic hit-and-run accident Tuesday on South Grand in St. Louis. Police have identified the victim on a bicycle as Danyell McMiller, 47, of St. Louis. He was hit just before 1 p.m. Tuesday in the 2800 block of South Grand Boulevard in the Tower Grove East neighborhood and he later died at an area hospital.

St. Louis Mayor Tishaura Jones Jones said: “Throughout the COVID-19 Pandemic, cities across the country have seen a spike in traffic violence, and today’s tragic hit-and-run on South Grand is a reminder that St. Louis is no exception.

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"City departments continue to review potential solutions to make our streets safer no matter how St. Louisans choose to get around.”

Police described the car that hit the man as a "white, newer model Kia" with no license plates.

If anyone has any information about the incident, you are encouraged to contact the St. Louis Metropolitan Police Department at 314-231-1212.

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