Teen Dies After Hit-And-Run
A teenager involved in a New Year’s Day hit-and-run accident has died. Police say 17-year-old Mayra Verduzco passed away Sunday morning at Sunrise Hospital, just hours after the crash. Investigators say the teen was a passenger in a Volkswagen Passat that was rear-ended by a Cadillac on southbound Eastern near St. Louis. Three other passengers suffered minor injuries. Police are still looking for the occupants of the 2004 Cadillac, who fled before paramedics arrived.