Man charged in the death of The Rose Man

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ST. LOUIS COUNTY, MO (KTVI) - A man has now been charged in the hit and run death of Jerel 'The Rose Man' Nixon.  He was killed in May in a hit and run accident on Natural Bridge.

Police say Antonio Cooper ran a red light and hit Nixon, and then drove away.

Nixon would visit bars, clubs and other businesses selling roses, balloons and stuffed animals.