Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCLXIV

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.

10282. Iowa City, Iowa. Sept. 18. 13-year-old boy injured.

10283. Trenton, NJ. Sept. 17. 61-year-old man killed.

10284. near Epes, Ala. Sept. 17. 38-year-old man killed.

10285. Alsip, Ill. Sept. 18. Man killed.

10286. Southampton, NY. Sept. 17. 102-year-old man injured.

10287. West Jordan, Utah. Sept. 19. Pedestrian injured.

10288. San Antonio, Texas. Sept. 18. 68-year-old man killed.

10289. Medford, Ore. Sept. 17. 71-year-old man on bicycle injured.

10290-91. Tucson, Ariz. Sept. 20. Man and woman killed.

10292. San Jose, Cal. Sept. 20. 59-year-old man killed.

10293. Pontiac, Mich. Sept. 21. Man killed.

10294. Jackson, Miss. Sept. 21. Woman injured.

10295. Omaha, Neb. Sept. 20. 20-year-old woman injured.

10296. Memphis, Tenn. Sept. 20. 41-year-old man killed.

10297. San Francisco, Cal. Sept. 22. 57-year-old man killed.

10298. Milwaukee, Wisc. Sept. 22. 36-year-old woman killed.

10299. Altus, Okla. Sept. 21. 62-year-old man injured.

10300. Philadelphia, Pa. Sept. 23. 23-year-old man injured.

10301. Camarillo, Cal. Sept. 20. 6-year-old boy injured.


Related stories:

And I quote (I)…

“[She] killed somebody and she got a citation,” Melander said. “I think she should be held accountable for her actions.”

And I quote (II)…

The wife of Ryan Peterson, 39, contacted the sheriff’s office on Monday after reading a media release which included the location of the crash. It was the same area where Peterson told her that he thought he struck a deer the night before.

And I quote (III)…

His relatives said that Gavin Manness, 20, of Honey Brook, decided to walk home on Sunday morning after he lost control of his vehicle and hit a telephone pole while on his way home from a friend’s house. He walked about two miles onto Hill Road, when he was struck by another vehicle and the driver fled.

“It’s difficult finding closure when we don’t really know what happened,” the relatives told Digital First Media on Tuesday.

And I quote (IV)…

“Now that he is found, it’s good. It’s a relief for us,” he said.

And I quote (V)…

Miranda spoke about how she posted on Twitter that she had a lot on her mind that morning and New responded by offering a walk to QuikTrip.

“I feel like if I never posted that on Twitter none of this would’ve happened,” Talley said.

And I quote (VI)…

BLOOMINGTON – The man accused of leaving the scene of a fatal crash in southeast Bloomington a week ago now faces charges for a home invasion and armed robbery that happened 10 months ago in Normal.

And I quote (VII)…

“I’m the one with the anxiety every time she crosses the street,” Werley said. “She is more careful now.”

And I quote (VIII)…

Nine other vehicles passed through within the next 10 minutes. One of them struck Wilson.

“The concept of a hit and run to me is disgusting. Who would do that? Who would hit someone? A person, a car, anything and not stop to make sure someone is okay?” questions Karen Randall, neighbor.

And I quote (X)…

A 29-year-old correctional officer has been indicted in the hit-and-run death of a man on Elkton Road in July.


Caught, convicted, court appearance or car-on-car inColumbus, Ohio; Sherman, Texas; Milwaukee, Wisc.; New Brunswick, NJ; Cranston, RI; Philadelphia, Pa.

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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