Pasco PD investigating fatal hit and run, release new details

Pasco PD said the car that hit and killed a woman Tuesday night was reported stolen earlier in the day.
Pedestrian Vehicle
Courtesy: Pasco Police Department

PASCO, Wash. – The Pasco Police Department released a new photo in a fatal hit and run investigation.

The crash happened Tuesday just after 6 p.m.

According to police, the driver of the car hit a 74-year-old woman near the intersection of North 20th Avenue and West Nixon Street. The driver then left the scene of the crash. The woman later died of her injuries.

Investigators said the car, described as a maroon Honda with rust spots and peeling paint, was reported stolen earlier Tuesday. The car was later found abandoned in a nearby neighborhood.

The Pasco Police Department is asking the person responsible for the crash to come forward.

If you have any information, witnessed the crash or know who was driving the car in the photo, please call Detective Lee with the Pasco Police Department. The case number is 22-061325.