Detectives from the Metropolitan Police Department’s Major Crash Unit seeks the public's assistance in locating a vehicle and driver associated with a fatal hit-and-run accident that occurred on Tuesday, December 27, 2016, at approximately 6:24 am.
A dark colored sports utility vehicle (SUV) was traveling northbound in the 3500 block of 14th Street, Northwest toward Parkwood Place, Northwest. As the vehicle came to the intersection, a pedestrian who was crossing the street using a marked crosswalk was struck. The SUV then fled the crash scene without making their identity known.
The pedestrian was transported to a local hospital where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead. The decedent was identified as 54-year-old Jacqueline Cole, of Northwest, DC.
The vehicle of interest can be seen in this video: https://youtu.be/MsCmUnCAco8
Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099. Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411. Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.
Members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit (DHHU) are assisting investigators with this case. Any member of the deaf or hard of hearing community may contact the DHHU at 202-553-7874.