“Police Searching for Hit and Run Driver”
LONG BEACH, CALIFORNIA (January 25, 2017) – A fatal hit and run accident occurred on Wednesday morning, at approximately 6 a.m., on the 600 block of Redondo Avenue. (map)
The victim has been identified as 77-year-old Jackie Morris of Long Beach. Morris was crossing Redondo Avenue, when a the hit and run driver of a silver 4-door compact car with dark tinted windows, hit her and did not break fled the scene. Sadly, Morris was pronounced dead at the scene.
Long Beach Police Department is currently searching for the hit and run driver. No description of the driver is available at this time.
“Sadly, there are no words that can comfort this woman’s family and friends as they cope with such an incredible loss,” said the attorneys from Lexton Law Firm. “The thoughts and prayers of our staff are with them as they try to piece together what happened.”
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