ST. LOUIS COUNTY, Mo. – The St. Louis County Police Department has launched a homicide investigation after investigators say a teen driver struck and killed a 72-year-old man died Tuesday night in Oakville.

The collision happened at about 6:33 p.m. in the 3200 block of Country Hollow Drive. The man was taken to the hospital for life-saving treatment, but he died from his injuries.

A 16-year-old remained at the scene and is cooperating with the investigation. Police said the juvenile was taken into custody.

St. Louis County Police Crimes Against Persons detectives are investigating this incident. If you have any information on the incident, contact the St. Louis County Police Department at 636-529-8210 or contact CrimeStoppers at 1-866-371-TIPS (8477).

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