Latest Hit-and-run News

Little evidence of political argument before teen's death

Sep. 25, 2022 15:22 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — There is little indication that an 18-year-old who died after being struck by an SUV in North Dakota was a political extremist like the driver claimed. Investigators say none of the witnesses they have interviewed support the idea that there was a political...

Worker on front end loader hits, kills Florida deputy

Sep. 23, 2022 19:07 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — A Florida sheriff's deputy working an overnight shift providing safety in a construction zone was accidentally struck and killed by a worker operating a front end loader who is in the U.S. illegally, officials said Friday. Pinellas County Sheriff's...

North Dakota AG condemns teen's death after alleged argument

Sep. 22, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota’s attorney general on Thursday condemned the violent death of an 18-year-old allegedly struck by a man who said he drove his SUV into the victim after the two had a political argument, and he offered to help a county attorney prosecute the case. ...

ND driver claims political argument preceded teen's death

Sep. 21, 2022 16:27 PM EDT

MCHENRY, N.D. (AP) — A driver charged with fatally striking a teenager in North Dakota allegedly told investigators he purposely hit the teen with his SUV after they had a political argument, according to court documents. Cayler Ellingson, 18, was struck and killed following a...

Officials: Highway patrol member shot kidnapping suspect

Sep. 20, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A female suspect in a kidnapping on a North Carolina highway was shot and wounded after she fired on a member of the State Highway Patrol early Tuesday, officials said. The patrol was notified around 6:45 a.m. of multiple hit-and-run crashes between McDowell...

Police: Hit-and-run victim dragged several miles after crash

Sep. 19, 2022 07:54 AM EDT

FLORENCE, S.C. (AP) — A victim of a hit-and-run in South Carolina was dragged for several miles, police said. The victim was the driver in a one-car crash early Saturday in Florence and was 3 miles (5 kilometers) away from the crash site, investigators said. A...

Man convicted in hit-and-run that killed Indiana girl, 16

Sep. 16, 2022 10:30 AM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ind. (AP) — A man has been convicted in the hit-and-run death of a 16-year-old Indiana high school student struck by his car last year as she prepared to board a school bus. A Bartholomew County jury deliberated about six hours Thursday before convicting Shiam Sunder...

Troopers: Man dies after crashing into base security gate

Sep. 15, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — A man fleeing a hit-and-run crash died Thursday morning after slamming into a security barrier outside a military air base in Florida, officials said. The deadly crash occurred at Naval Air Station Jacksonville’s secondary gate, the Florida Times-Union...

2 Oregon officers disciplined for leaking false information

Sep. 14, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Documents released by the city of Portland show two more officers with the Portland Police Bureau have been disciplined for leaking information that falsely identified Commissioner Jo Ann Hardesty as a suspect in a hit-and-run vehicle crash. Officer Kerri...

Police: NC man killed in hit-and-run after parking dispute

Sep. 02, 2022 11:47 AM EDT

CONCORD, N.C. (AP) — A man was killed in a hit-and-run crash after a dispute over a parking space at a Walmart in North Carolina on Thursday night, police said. Concord police officers were called to the Walmart on Thunder Road Northwest for a report of a hit-and-run crash with...