Police Searching for Driver in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run in Johnson City, TN
JOHNSON CITY, TN. – Police in Johnson City, Tennessee, are reportedly searching for the driver involved in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash, according to an online news story from timesnews.net. The pedestrian died in the collision, and the driver who hit her fled the scene. No arrests have yet been made in the case.*
The crash occurred late in the evening on February 9 near the headquarters for the Johnson City Police Department. At approximately 9 p.m., a pedestrian was trying to walk across East Main Street at the intersection with Bert Street, when a passing vehicle ran into her. The vehicle driver kept driving after the collision and fled the scene.
Johnson City Police responded to the scene, and officers found the pedestrian lying next to the roadway with significant injuries. An ambulance transported her to Johnson City Medical Center, where she died from the injuries she had sustained. She has been identified by officials as 46-year-old Ms. Maynor, of Johnson City.
The Traffic Reconstruction Team of the Johnson City Police Department is handling the collision investigation. At this time, officers have not identified the driver involved and have not arrested any suspects. Police would like the public’s help in locating this person and the missing vehicle. Officers have obtained a blurry photo of the suspected vehicle, which indicates it is a dark-colored minivan or SUV.
Anyone with information is encouraged to call the police department at (423) 434-6125 and ask for Lt. Becky West, Sgt. Sparks, or Sgt. Carney. People can remain anonymous several ways, as well. They can call Crime Stoppers at 434-6158, send a text to 847411 (referencing 423JCPD), or send a message through citizenobserver.com.
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