Friends, family: Woman robbed after hit-and-run

ST. LOUIS – Relatives and friends say a woman may have been robbed after she was knocked unconscious by a hit-and-run driver in St. Louis.

The St. Louis Post-Dispatch reports that 49-year-old Candy King is hospitalized with a broken hip, thigh, ankle, back, arm and ribs. Patricia King said her sister was struck Monday night after leaving work.

Her friend and coworker, Brian Smith, says an accident witness saw someone walk up to Candy King as she lay prone in the street and then walk away, leaving her there. Smith said Candy King remembers having her wallet when she left work, just before the accident.

Patricia King says they didn’t realize until the next morning that her sister’s identification and rent money were gone. Police are urging anyone with information to come forward.
Information from: St. Louis Post-Dispatch,

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