Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian on Main Street

A hit-and-run driver struck and killed a woman on Main Street about 8:15 p.m. Friday, Jan. 17.

Officers from the Susanville Police Department responded to the 1800 block of Main Street in front of the Sinclair Gas Station on a report of a vehicle versus pedestrian collision.

Witnesses were attempting to give aid to the victim when officers arrived. Medical personnel arrived on scene and pronounced a 37-year-old female victim deceased.

The initial investigation determined the driver of the vehicle — possibly a dark-colored SUV — did not stop after the accident and continued eastbound on Main Street. Officers were unable to locate the vehicle.

This is an active investigation. SPD officers are reviewing video footage and interviewing witnesses.

If you know the driver of the vehicle or have any other information about this incident, call the SPD at 257-2171.