Hit-and-Run America, Vol. CMLXXVI

An ongoing collection of unsolved hit-and-run cases, with a focus on car/pedestrian incidents, from across the country since Jan. ‘010. If you know something about any of these incidents, or one that I’ve missed, do the right thing and call the police, even anonymously. After a respite from keeping the list, it restarted in January 2019, highlighting one case a day. If there’s a case you’ve seen that deserves highlighting, drop me a line at hickey@brianphickey.com.

13925. “This was a devastating crash, which caused heavy damage to the vehicle’s windshield and possibly deployed the airbag, along with causing horrendous injuries to the pedestrian,” Stamford police said. “There is no way that the operator of the vehicle did not know that he or she had been involved in this vicious collision.”

13926. The Tulsa Police Department reported it is searching for a suspect involved in a deadly hit-and-run. On Tuesday at 6:30 p.m., TPD was called out to a bridge near Knoxville Avenue and West Lake Avenue to investigate a person down on the road. When they arrived, officers found a man lying in the road who was pronounced dead at the scene.

13927. A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run collision on a North Carolina interstate early Tuesday morning, police said.

13928. The woman injured in the crash on Railroad Avenue in Sayville on November 21 has been identified as a 67-year-0ld from Sayville, Suffolk police said on Wednesday.

13929. Cota’s daughter, 24-year-old Taylor LaNae Jackson, was crossing the street when a driver struck her, leaving her dead at the scene. Cota said nothing could prepare her for such a tragedy. “Everything I told her to watch out for … I didn’t know it was going to be something like crossing the street,” said Cota. “You don’t think it’s going to be something we all do.”

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13931. KATHIO TOWNSHIP, Minn. — Authorities are asking for help locating the driver suspected of a hit-and-run that killed a doctor and one of her dogs last week near Lake Mille Lacs.

13932. COLUMBUS, Ohio — A pedestrian is seriously injured after being hit by two cars in southeast Columbus Thursday evening, according to the Columbus Division of Police.

13933. The Waco Police Department is currently investigating a hit-and-run that occurred Saturday night.

13934. A man walking in Louisville’s Shawnee neighborhood was hit and killed by a car Thanksgiving night.

More hit-and-run stories, including every volume of Hit-and-Run America (in reverse order), are accessible from this linked page. (The full Volume-by-Volume list will appear sporadically from now on.)

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