Latest Hit-and-run News

Dozens protest fatal police shooting in Tennessee

Aug. 28, 2019 12:21 PM EDT

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Dozens of people are criticizing police in Knoxville, Tennessee, after the fatal shooting of a 33-year-old man who authorities say was a suspect in a hit-and-run accident. The Knoxville News Sentinel reports about 75 protesters attended a City County meeting Tuesday night. Speakers...

Man killed in hit-and-run crash in St. Louis

Aug. 23, 2019 8:00 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Authorities are investigating after a man was killed in a hit-and-run crash in St. Louis. Police say it happened around 2:30 a.m. Friday in a neighborhood in the northern part of the city. The victim was pronounced dead at the scene. No other details were immediately released, including...

Police looking for driver involved in fatal hit-and-run

Aug. 13, 2019 7:31 AM EDT

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. (AP) — Police are looking for the driver of a black pickup truck involved in a fatal hit-and-run. Thirty-year old Misty Collins, of Independence, was struck and killed Sunday morning as she walked along the shoulder of U.S. 24 in Independence. Surveillance videos from businesses in the...

Atlanta bans electric scooters at night, after deadly wrecks

Aug. 8, 2019 6:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta is banning electric scooters in the nighttime hours during what's been a deadly summer for riders. The ban comes as cities across the nation struggle to regulate the companies renting the devices and keep riders safe. In Atlanta, three riders have died since May in crashes that...

Police seek driver who hit 9-year-old in Kansas City

Aug. 5, 2019 8:07 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kansas City police are looking for the driver of a car that hit a 9-year-old boy riding a tricycle. Police say the boy was hit Sunday evening. First responders found him unconscious in the street after he was thrown from the tricycle. Capt. Tim Hernandez said the child was in...

Boy, 8, dies in Germany after being pushed onto train tracks

Jul. 29, 2019 11:19 AM EDT

FRANKFURT, Germany (AP) — An 8-year-old boy was run over by a train and killed at Frankfurt's main station on Monday after a man pushed him and his mother onto the tracks, German police said. The mother and then the boy were pushed onto the tracks as a high-speed ICE train was pulling into the station, one...

Suspect arrested in hit-and-run crash in southwest Missouri

Jul. 28, 2019 4:37 PM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A suspect has been arrested in a hit-and-run crash that killed a Missouri State University campus security manager. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 27-year-old Shannon Shaffer, of Springfield, is charged with second-degree murder, second-degree assault, leaving the scene of...

Missouri State security official dies in hit-and-run crash

Jul. 23, 2019 10:07 AM EDT

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — Authorities are asking the public for help identifying the driver who killed the campus security manager at Missouri State University in a hit-and-run crash. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 42-year-old Matthew Thomas Brown, of Nixa, was killed Thursday when a Budget truck...