Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCXLIX

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.

9750. Hope, Ind. May 15. Toddler injured.

9751. Winston-Salem, NC. May 16. 52-year-old man injured.

9752. Houston, Texas. May 15. Pedestrian injured.

9753. Kansas City, Mo. May 16. Pedestrian critically injured.

9754. Holiday, Fla. May 15. 14-year-old boy injured.

9755. Chicago, Ill. May 17. 27-year-old woman killed.

9756. Hampton Falls, NH. May 17. 31-year-old man injured.

9757. New Paltz, NY. May 7. Pedestrian injured.

9758. Lakewood, Wash. May 17. 32-year-old man killed.

9759. Claypool Hill, Va. May 11. 52-year-old man killed.

9760. Erie, Pa. May 19. 5-year-old girl critically injured.

9761. St. Louis County, Mo. May 18. 55-year-old man injured.

9762. Indianapolis, Ind. May 19. Woman killed.

9763. Kalamazoo, Mich. May 19. 34-year-old man injured.

9764. Kannapolis, NC. May 18. 36-year-old woman killed.

9765. Houston, Texas. May 18. 91-year-old woman killed.

9766. North Myrtle Beach, SC. May 17. Woman injured.

9767-70. Lawrence, Kan. May 20. Four injured.

9771. Prince George’s County, Md. May 19. 39-year-old woman killed.

9772. Calcasieu Parish, La. May 19. Pedestrian killed.

9773. Willmantic, Ct. May 19. Man injured.

9774. Chapparral, NM. May 20. 50-year-old man killed.

9775. Brooklyn, NY. May 20. 8-year-old girl injured.

9776. Rockland, Maine. May 21. Woman in wheelchair injured.

9777. Erie, Pa. May 21. 2-year-old girl injured.

9778. Schenectady, NY. May 22. 52-year-old man injured.

9779. Nashville, Tenn. May 22. Bicyclist injured.

9780. Fresno, Cal. May 21. Pedestrian killed.

9781. Durham, NC. May 21. Pedestrian injured.

9782. Worcester, Mass. May 21. 3-year-old injured.

9783. Brooklyn, NY. May 21. 8-year-old girl critically injured.

9784. Millville, NJ. May 19. Woman injured.

9785. San Antonio, Texas. May 23. Bicyclist killed.

9786. Accokeek, Md. May 19. 39-year-old woman killed.

9787. Geneva, Ill. May 23. 22-year-old woman killed.

9788. St. Joseph, Cal. May 22. 8-year-old girl injured.


Related stories:

And I quote (I)…

WASHINGTON (WUSA9) – A driver has turned himself in after fatally hitting a 6-year-old with his car in Southeast, D.C. on Wednesday night, according to DC police.

And I quote (II)…

BARSTOW — A bicyclist who was struck by a hit-and-run vehicle Monday afternoon succumbed to his injuries, authorities said, and the man believed to be responsible remains at large.

The victim, identified as a 40-year-old Barstow man by the San Bernardino County Sheriff-Coroner Department, was struck near the Deluxe Cleaners store in the 1000 block of East Main Street at approximately 12:53 p.m. Monday.

And I quote (III)…

“How could someone live with themselves, knowing what they did to my husband, leaving him in the rain,” Mateo said.

And I quote (IV)…

A woman whose doctor advised her against driving because of her history of alcohol abuse has been charged in the hit-and-run death of a Beaumont woman — a collision the defendant told investigators that she doesn’t remember, court documents show.

And I quote (V)…

And I quote (VI)…

NEW PORT RICHEY, Fla. – The owner of the Ford Expedition SUV involved in the dramatic hit-and-run caught on camera was arrested on Thursday night in Pasco County.

Samantha Maureen Henry, 22, was charged with filing a false police report after she admitted to law enforcement that she did know who had her vehicle and her vehicle was not stolen.

And I quote (VII)…

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. — Winston-Salem Police say a driver and a pedestrian have both been charged in a hit-and-run accident.

The accident happened Monday evening on Peters Creek Parkway in front of the K&W Cafeteria.

Police say a panhandler stepped into oncoming traffic and a car hit him. According to witnesses, the driver tried to avoid the crash, but was unable to do so.

Police say the driver left the scene but returned a few minutes later.

And I quote (VIII)…

GALESBURG, Ill. – Police charged a Galesburg woman in connection with a hit and run that killed a two-year-old boy Thursday.

Galesburg Police say 60-year-old Rosie Oden surrendered shortly after the incident.

And I quote (IX)…

Hanover police have released surveillance photos of a van believed to have been involved in a hit-and-run crash last year that killed a 4-year-old girl.

The van struck Dakota Wright as she was crossing the street at around 7:10 p.m. November 22 on the 200 block of Princess Street in Hanover. Dakota was taken to Hanover Hospital where she died of her injuries.

And I quote (X)…

BALTIMORE (WJZ) — Maryland State Police is reminding the publicthat they are still searching for the hit and run driver who killed a U.S. Marine back in 2015.

United States Marine Corps Corporal William Ferrell was killed by a hit and run driver along Route 15 in Frederick County back on September 29, 2015.

And I quote (XI)…

“When I saw him coming as fast as he was, I thought I was dead,” said Jennifer Kramer, an experienced cyclist. “I thought that was it.”


Caught, convicted, court appearance or car-on-car inWest Valley City, Utah; Albany, NY; Harlingen, Texas; Westland, Mich.; Hoopeston, Ill.; Willowbrook, Ill.; Greenville, NC; Lubbock, Texas; Milford, Ct.; East Providence, RI; East Lyme, Ct.; Port Hueneme, Cal.; Charlotte, NC; Kokomo, Ind.; Los Angeles, Cal.; Salinas, Cal.

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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