Michael Dukes of Florissant dies in fatal Ferguson hit-and-run car crash – Saturday, November 13, 2021

Ferguson hit-and-run car crash death of Michael Dukes – Obituary

45-year-old Michael Dukes of Florissant has died in a fatal Ferguson hit-and-run car crash that occurred on Saturday, November 13, 2021. It happened at about 12:30 a.m. in St. Louis County after Michael got out of his car after suffering a car crash.

As he was walking, he was struck by a vehicle that did not stop after hitting him. Michael was then pushed into traffic where he was struck by another vehicle. The driver of the second vehicle remains at the scene and worked with the police.

Michael was taken to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead.

The accident remains under investigation and more information will be made available.



FERGUSON, Mo. (AP) — Police in suburban St. Louis have identified a man killed in a hit-and-run crash over the weekend.

Michael Dukes, 45, of Florissant, died in the early Saturday crash at an intersection in Ferguson, St. Louis County police said.

Dukes had been involved in a crash at the intersection around 12:30 a.m. Saturday and was walking across the roadway when he was hit by a southbound vehicle that fled the scene, according to investigators.

The crash pushed Dukes into the path of another vehicle, police said, and he was hit again. Police said the driver of the second vehicle remained on the scene and is cooperating with investigators.

Dukes was rushed to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead. The driver of the second vehicle was taken to a hospital for treatment of minor injuries.