7-year-old girl, Ashanti Thompson, dies in fatal St. Louis car crash on I-55 – Sunday, October 3, 2021

St. Louis Car Crash Death of 7-year-old girl Ashanti Thompson – Obituary

7-year-old girl, Ashanti Thompson, has died in a fatal St. Louis car crash that occurred on Interstate 55 on Sunday, October 3, 2021. It happened at about 5:19 p.m. when the Kia Optima that Ashanti and a 27-year-old woman were in went off the road and crashed into multiple objects.

The accident happened in the area of Blow Street and Loughborough Avenue and left both occupants with serious injuries for which they were hospitalized. The girl was later pronounced dead while the woman remain in a condition described as stable.

The accident remains under investigation.