Detroit police: Mother of 2 killed in hit-and-run while walking to store

Police seek driver of red pickup truck accused of fatally striking woman Monday

A mother of two was killed in a hit-and-run incident Monday in Detroit. The crash happened around 4:50 p.m. Monday (May 16) in the area of Dragoon and McMillan streets. Officials say the mother was walking in the median when an unknown vehicle coming southbound struck her. The driver of the vehicle continued without stopping.

DETROIT – Police are looking for a driver accused of hitting and killing a mother of two Monday before fleeing the scene in Detroit.

According to officials, at about 4:50 p.m. on May 16, a 32-year-old woman was walking in the median in the area of Dragoon and McMillan streets when a vehicle traveling southbound struck her. A pickup truck was captured on surveillance video swerving into the median and hitting the woman.

The vehicle continued without stopping after the collision.

You can see footage from the scene and surveillance footage in the video player above.

UPDATE: Detroit police recover pickup truck involved in deadly hit-and-run of mother of 2

The woman who was struck reportedly has two sons, a 13-year-old and an 8-year-old. Family members say she was on her way to the store when she was fatally struck.

Anyone with information about the incident is asked to contact Detroit police.

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