Two Missouri residents are among five people killed in a rock slide on a Colorado hiking trail. Chaffee County Sheriff Pete Palmer says all five were members of an extended family.
The sheriff's department reports that 10 year old Baigen Walker and 22 year old Paris Walkup, both of Birch Tree, Missouri, were among the dead.
Their aunt and uncle, 45 year old Dawna Johnson, 46 year old Dwayne Johnson, and the couple's 18 year old daughter, Kiowa-Rain Johnson were also killed.
All of the victim's bodies have now been recovered.
The Johnson's 13 year old daughter, Gracie survived the slide with a broken leg.
A tearful plea today from the grandmother of a two-year-old boy who was killed by a hit and run driver Sunday night in Spanish Lake. "Whoever you are, please have a conscience. (sobs) And just come forward. My grandson did not deserve this."
St Louis County police say two-year-old Darion Griffin ran out into the street around 8 p.m. in the 1500 block of Redmond Road. Witnesses told police that a white SUV with tinted windows was speeding eastbound on Redmond near Bellefontaine Road when it hit the toddler and his 17-year-old aunt, Sheria Evans. Police say Evans was trying to pull the child from the path of the vehicle. The SUV didn't stop.
Both victims were rushed to a nearby hospital where the boy was pronounced dead. The teen suffered minor injuries.
Anyone with information is urged to call St. Louis County Police.