Tragic accident that occurred on January 12 in East Alton, Missouri. John Gleason Jr., a loving grandfather, was tragically killed in a hit-and-run accident along Powder Mill Road. The driver that hit the loving grandfather fled the scene after the accident. The East Alton Police Department is searching for a tan vehicle with new front-end damage. Both the police and Gleason’s family are urging the driver to turn themselves in. Gleason leaves behind four adult children and eight grandchildren. We send our thoughts and prayers to the family of the victim.
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