Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCCLXXVI

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.

12327. Police said one individual was in a wheelchair and the second was pushing the wheelchair at the time of the crash. According to police, the driver also dragged the other pedestrian for more than three full blocks. Police said when the driver turned southbound on Marsh, the second victim fell to the ground where he was later pronounced dead.

12328. Authorities say troopers arrived on scene and found a motorcycle, pick-up truck and a 44-year-old man struck by another vehicle. The man, later identified by family members as Maurice Pinkard, was pronounced dead on scene, officials say. “He was just a family man and he worked so hard for us,” Caprice said. “He worked so hard for his family, and he took pride in caring for his family.”

12329. Van Buren Township police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run that happened Wednesday on the I-94 Service Drive. Police say a woman was struck and killed while walking on the service drive shortly after midnight.

12330. The Marietta Police Department said the man injured in a hit-and-run involving a white van on Sunday night has died.  Police said Andres Salanic-Sacalxot was pronounced dead at a hospital on Monday night. He was badly injured in a hit-and-run in a parking lot on Sandtown Road, police said.

12331. A 21-year-old who was struck by a hit-and-run driver in Greenfield has died from their injuries, the Greenfield Police Department reported on Tuesday.

12332. Officers were called about 6 a.m. after a passerby found the man’s body in the median on Snowden River Parkway near Oakland Mills Road, Howard County Police said. The man was identified as 32-year-old Joseph Shawn Delberts of Columbia. Investigators believe he was riding his skateboard at the time of the hit-and-run collision.

12333. Officers responded to Power Inn Road and Andora Way shortly before 8:30 p.m. for reports of a vehicle-on-pedestrian collision and located a man with serious injuries, the Sacramento Police Department said in a news release. The man was pronounced dead at the scene by medical personnel.


12335. UPPER CHICHESTER — Pennsylvania State Police have released an image of the blue 2016 or newer Ford F-150 pick-up truck that struck and killed a motorist along the shoulder of Interstate 95 northbound prior to mile marker 2.5 Saturday evening at 9 p.m.

12336. “Still in disbelief. My life is over as I knew it and I have to try and cobble something together,” said Claudia Mason.

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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