Law enforcement authorities are asking for the public’s help to find a driver who struck a woman on a Loxahatchee road last night. The driver left the scene without stopping or calling for help. The woman was pronounced dead on the scene. Her identity has not yet been released.
The crash happened around 9 p.m. Wednesday evening as the woman was walking southbound on Calamondin Boulevard near Sycamore Drive West. Palm Beach County Fire Rescue spokesman Capt. Albert Borroto stated that the woman was struck from behind and propelled to the west side of the road. According to Sheriff’s officials, the woman was walking in the road wearing dark, non-reflective clothing. Investigators believe the woman was struck by a blue SUV, which would have sustained minor to moderate front-end damage as a result of the accident.
Authorities seek driver who struck, killed pedestrian in Loxahatchee last night, www.palmbeachpost.com February 14, 2013
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