Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCCXCII

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.

12540. An argument between an 80-year-old woman and a driver resulted in a fatal hit-and-run Sunday night in West Islip, police say.

12541. “We had an 11 a.m. game, so people had been drinking all day,” junior Jake Cartwright said. “And it happened at 1 a.m., so they probably had been drinking for 13 hours or something.”

12542. A Monday morning hit-and-run in Kansas City, Missouri, has left a pedestrian in critical but stable condition, according to police.

12543. Zarek Lynch, 22, of Annapolis was found on the road. He was pronounced dead at the scene, police said.

12544. The Grand Rapids Police Department has released the identities of the man who authorities say was dragged for blocks and the alleged driver in Sunday’s deadly hit-and-run.

12545. SAVANNAH, Ga. — Police in Savannah are looking for the driver responsible for a hit-and-run incident that killed a 20-year-old woman.

12546. NILES, Ill. (WLS) — A bicyclist was seriously injured in a hit-and-run crash Wednesday night in the north suburbs, police said.

12547. A man in his 30s died after being struck by a vehicle in Minneapolis’ Jordan neighborhood on Wednesday night.

12548. The Milwaukee Police Department said it’s investigating a deadly hit and run that happened Thursday night. Police said a 40-year-old woman was walking her dog near Appleton and Silver Spring around 11:05 p.m. when she was hit by a car. Following the crash, the driver fled and the woman was pronounced dead on the scene.

12549. Police say the suspected hit-and-run driver who struck three people including two children in West Philadelphia last month has turned himself in.

12550. A pedestrian attempting to cross Interstate 287 in Somerset County on Thursday night was killed after being struck by a hit-and-run driver and then a tractor-trailer, authorities said.

12551. Arlington police say a woman was hit and killed while trying to cross West Division Street early Saturday morning.

12552.  Police are investigating after a man was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver overnight in Brooklyn.

12553. A preliminary investigation shows 76-year-old Doris Pitsenberger was crossing the road when she was hit by a vehicle. The driver did not stop to help.

12554. Officials say a driver left a woman for dead after hitting her with his car, then fleeing the scene early Sunday morning. The 28-year-old victim was found lying on the ground near Route 70 and Massachusetts Avenue when police responded to the deadly scene in Toms River around 2 a.m. Medics were initially able to regain a pulse, but she succumbed to her injuries at a local hospital a short time later.

12555. The Fort Myers Police Department is looking for the person responsible for a hit-and-run on a pedestrian Saturday.

12556. The Quincy Police Department is searching for a driver who took off after striking a 7-year-old boy on Saturday.

12557. Trooper David C. Beohm, public information officer for Reading-based Troop L, said the police incident involved a male suspect barricaded in his garage. The state police Special Emergency Response Team, or SERT, was staging in the area. Beohm said the incident was resolved as of 7 p.m. but provided no further details.

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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