Hit-and-Run America, Vol. DCCLIV

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.

9981. Marysville, Wash. July 8. 52-year-old man killed.

9982. Barre, Vt. July 1. Pedestrian injured.

9983. Ft. Wayne, Ind. July 6. Bicyclist struck.

9984. Los Angeles, Cal. Fourth of July. 56-year-old woman killed.

9985. Buffalo, NY. July 6. 40-year-old woman killed.

9986. Newark, Del. July 7. 44-year-old man killed.

9987. Tucson, Ariz. July 6. 44-year-old man in wheelchair killed.

9988. Sioux City, Iowa. July 7. Skateboarder injured.

9989. Janesville, Wisc. July 8. 48-year-old pedestrian injured.

9990. Kansas City, Mo. July 8. 43-year-old woman killed.

9991. Pensacola, Fla. July 7. 21-year-old woman killed.

9992. Los Angeles, Cal. July 7. 51-year-old woman killed.

9993. Huntsville, Ala. July 9. Woman injured.

9994. Washington, D.C. July 7. Transgender woman injured.

9995. Palo Alto, Cal. July 7. Bicyclist injured.

9996. Albuquerque, NM. July 11. Pedestrian killed.

9997. Cedar Creek, Texas. July 6. 33-year-old woman killed.

9998. Moosic, Pa. July 11. 27-year-old man killed.

9999. St. Josephs Twp., Mich. July 12. 23-year-old man killed.

Related stories:

And I quote (I)…

“Her injuries were more than bumps and bruises,” said Poore, noting the family is remaining private about their ordeal.

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A Waunakee woman accused of striking a UW-Madison student as she crossed a campus-area street in January was charged Thursday with homicide by drunken driving, after injuries the student sustained in the crash led to a medical condition that caused her death in March.

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Two days after 7-year-old Tremont Seals was struck so hard in a hit-and-run accident that the impact threw his body under a parked car, the boy remained in a medically induced coma, with his parents by his side.

“We tell him we love him. We need him. That he’s got a lot of people that care about him,” his mother, Tameka Jones, said.

And I quote (IV)…

The victim of a hit-and-run traffic incident in Westminster remains on life support while organ donations are arranged, and police have arrested two suspects in the case.

And I quote (V)…

“My prayer for you is that you never have to bury one of your children, said Brooks.

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MORRISON, Colo. — A vehicle hit two women in the parking lot at Red Rocks Amphitheatre on Thursday night in a hit-and-run that led firefighters to rescue the driver after he fled, the Denver Police Department said.

And I quote (VII)…

The University School of Nashville administrator charged with hitting a cyclist on the Natchez Trace Parkway in Williamson County last weekend says, “I’m a good man,” and not the kind of guy who would hit someone and leave him behind.

But Marshall Grant Neely III, 58, also admitted in an interview with The Tennessean that the details he described to police were not the ones captured in video footage by another cyclist.

And I quote (VIII)…

SYRACUSE, N.Y. — A man wanted for a hit-and-run crash that killed a Syracuse toddler has been located more than 600 miles away.

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“We are missing my dad,” Gwen Williams Willis said. “He was a veteran of the United States Army. He did not deserve to die like this. He needs to have justice.”

And I quote (X)…

Police said Shannon Holden, 23, is accused of hitting Sarah Balmforth, 27, with her vehicle while Balmforth walked along South Road with her dog.

And I quote (XI)…

A suicidal woman was struck by a hit-and-run driver after she walked into traffic late Wednesday in Pleasant Grove, police said.

And I quote (XII)…

A Middletown psychiatrist who drove a car that struck and killed a 76-year-old woman crossing the Silas Deane Highway in Wethersfield in 2016 and then left the scene says he should be granted accelerated rehabilitation because police determined the woman caused the accident.

And I quote (XIII)…

“He is awake and headed in the right direction,” Michael Hughes, a Kaleida Health spokesperson, said. He also said the 7-year-old is a bit shaky and still not able to talk.

And I quote (XIV)…

“We were checking pulse, making sure she was breathing.  It was getting kind of shallow and then they came on.”

And I quote (XV)…

FORT WORTH (CBS11 I-TEAM) – Hit-and-run deaths are on the rise in North Texas despite efforts from state lawmakers to keep drivers from leaving the scene.


Caught, convicted, court appearance or car-on-car inSanta Ana, Cal.; Lower Twp., NJ; Salt Lake City, Utah; Shreveport, La.; Knoxville, Tenn.; Wichita, Kans.; Norwich, Ct.; Fayetteville, Ark.; Windemere, Fla.; Wonder Lake, NY; Kansas City, Mo.; Lawrenceville, Ga.; Fortuna, 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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