Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCCXXIX

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.

11553. According to police, Brianna Nicole Page was struck while she was walking to work. She died at the scene.

11554. Peachtree City Police are offering a $1,000 reward to anyone with information that leads to the arrest of a hit-and-run driver who left a bicyclist critically injured.

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11556. Investigators say the 49-year-old woman was walking in the 100 block of Walden Avenue around 3:00 a.m. Sunday when she was hit by a car. She was transported to ECMC, where she later died.

11557. According to police, a truck drove through a red light at the intersection of Quivira Road and West Mission Bay Drive and then struck a bicyclist, dragging the rider and the bike several yards before leaving the scene.

11558. “She was a beautiful person who touched the hearts of many, having friends not only in her class, but across grade levels,” Bates said. She said the girl loved soccer and making others laugh. She said the teen will be “greatly missed.”

11559. LOS ANGELES (CBSLA) — Police Tuesday sought the public’s help to find the hit-and-run driver responsible for fatally injuring a 91-year-old woman who was walking near USC.

11560. “We worked it that morning as a potential hit-and-run,” LeMaire said. “There’s a pretty good-sized ditch there, so we thought at first maybe he had fallen off into the ditch. We were just trying to get wrap our heads around it.”

15261. “Ashley had her full life ahead of her, with scholarships, and looking forward to college. She was a beautiful person inside and out. Everybody is just hurting, but really does not want this to be another statistic. Someone has got to do something,” her family said in part in a statement.

11562. Police are investigating a hit-and-run in Los Angeles that saw a driver back up over a 91-year-old woman, who was then left for dead when the driver fled the scene.

11563. Philadelphia police are searching for a car in connection with a hit-and-run in Fairhill that left a man in a coma.

11564. “Anthony was a student of mine and he was one of the hardest working students I ever had the honor of teaching,” Sneed posted. “He always had a funny story to tell and he would make me laugh so hard sometimes it hurt.

11565. A hit-and-run driver struck two young boys and two women in Washington Heights late Saturday night, police said Sunday.

11566. “We don’t know what happened that night to our daughter,” her mother Jeanelle Ofisa said. “She’s a very beautiful person in and out. She was taken from us.”

11567. Tampa police detectives are searching for a pickup truck involved in a hit-and-run that led to the death of a pedestrian.

11568. Investigators are searching for the driver in a fatal hit-and-run crash that killed a woman in Norwalk Sunday morning.

11569. FERGUSON — A man was killed Saturday night when a car hit him as he crossed Chambers Road, police said Sunday.

11570. “This is crazy,” eyewitness Josh Moya said. “It could have been kids in there. It could have been my mother right there.”

15271. Police in Lakewood arrested a hit-and-run suspect wanted in a crash that left a pedestrian critically injured. Investigators say that an anonymous caller gave them information that led them to the suspect driver, later identified as Marisa Sophara Kakos of Denver.

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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