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Police say motorcyclist crash into pedestrian killed both

September 8, 2021 GMT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A motorcycle that crashed into a pedestrian led to the deaths of both the biker and the man hit, police in St. Louis said.

The crash happened Monday night near the city’s Forest Park, when a motorcycle hit a parked car and a man standing by the car, television station KMOV reported.

Police said the motorcyclist was thrown from the bike upon impact and was pronounced dead at the scene. The man who was hit was taken to a hospital, where he was pronounced dead.

Police did not immediately release the names of the two men.

( – Two men died after a late-night crash near Forest Park.

According to St. Louis police, a man was standing behind a parked 2017 Chevrolet Cruze in the 5000 block of Kensington when a motorcycle hit him and the car around 9:30 p.m. Monday. The impact from the crash caused the motorcycle driver to be thrown from the vehicle.

The motorcycle driver was pronounced dead at the scene. The pedestrian was taken to the hospital and pronounced dead. Their names have not been released.