Police Thursday released images of a hit-and-run suspect vehicle that killed 78-year-old woman.
Jere Whitney was walking at Fourth Street and Ximeno Avenue just after 10 p.m. on July 6 when she was struck by a red or orange 2019 to 2021 Subaru Outback or Crosstrek making a left turn, according to a statement from the Long Beach Police Department.
The driver fled the scene westbound on Fourth.
Responding officers found Whitney at the scene “suffering from major injuries to her upper torso,” and she was taken by paramedics to a hospital. Detectives were notified July 8 that Whitney died of her wounds.
Anyone with information on the crash was asked to call LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Detective Kelsey Myers or Detective Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355. Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at lacrimestoppers.org.