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: Children's Hospital Los Angeles Awarded $8.3 Million Grant To Study Long COVID In Children, Young Adults
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: Student Stabbed At Miguel Contreras Learning Complex In Westlake
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: Manhattan Beach School Employee, Kevin Bandel, Arrested On Child Pornography Allegation
Anyone with information was asked to call LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Det. Kelsey Myers or Det. Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355.