LONG BEACH (CBSLA) — The Long Beach Police Department Thursday released video of a fatal hit-and-run in hopes of identifying the driver.
According to police, the crash happened July 6 at about 10 p.m. at the intersection of 4th Street and Ximeno Avenue when 78-year-old Jere Whitney was crossing 4th Street in a marked crosswalk with a green light.READ MORE: Strike Averted: IATSE And AMPTP Have 'Basic Contract' Agreement, Per Officials With The Theatrical Stage Employees Union
The driver was said to be traveling northbound on Ximeno Avenue when they made a left turn onto 4th Street, striking Whitney while she was in the crosswalk. The driver then fled the scene.READ MORE: Bill Clinton Expected To Be Released From UCI Medical Center Sunday
Whitney, who was rushed to a nearby hospital with major injuries to her upper torso, died two days later.
The vehicle is described as an orange 2019-21 Subaru Crosstrek.MORE NEWS: Three Teenagers Critically Wounded At Halloween House Party In Whittier
Anyone with information was asked to call LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Det. Kelsey Myers or Det. Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355.