Hit-and-Run America, Vol. LXXXIII



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.

520. Chicago. June 13. Five people, including two police officers, injured in a car/car/cruiser crash from which the driver fled on foot and has yet to be found.

521. Copiague, NY. June 13. 27-year-old man walking with his cousin struck and killed by a Toyota sedan from which the driver, wearing a yellow shirt, ran. Left a car with Washington state plates behind. The cousin was unscathed.

522. Lubbock, Texas. June 14. Person hospitalized after being struck by an SUV outside a nightclub. Details just emerging.

523. Overland Park, Mo. June 12. Pedestrian struck and injured by a “a light blue, 2005 to 2007 Ford Mustang coup with bright chrome wheels.” Driver fled before police arrived.

524. Winona, Minn. June 12. 20-year-old woman walking with a group of friends struck and injured by a “minivan or small SUV,” the description of which wasn’t captured.

525. Westboro, Mass. June 14. Pedestrian struck and killed on a highway. Driver didn’t stop. No disabled vehicle found. Details just emerging now.

Related stories:

Remember that pregnant woman who got struck and killed in Chicago from the last Hit-and-Run America post? Thankfully, they found the creature who hit her.

The 2009 hit-and-run death of Heather Trickler (pictured) in Lake Stevens, Wash. continues to frustrate family, witness, police.

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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