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Girl struck by car is now brain dead

By AP/KWMU

St. Louis, MO – Hospital officials say a two-year-old girl who was struck by a car earlier this week in St. Louis is now brain dead.

Aryanna Coleman was crossing Kingshighway at Delmar with her grandfather Wednesday when they were struck by a car. The grandfather, 60-year-old Ronald Jones, died Wednesday.

Aryanna remains at St. Louis Children's Hospital. A spokesman says the family agreed to publicly release the detail of her condition.

The accident remains under investigation.

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