Woman dead after hit-and-run on Redwood Road, police searching for suspect

Posted at 9:10 PM, Oct 13, 2023

SALT LAKE CITY — A woman died Friday night after a hit-and-run incident on Redwood Road near the Interstate 80 overpass.

Now officials are looking for the driver responsible for the incident.

Police say at 8:30 p.m., a woman was struck by a vehicle in the southbound lanes at 200 South near the overpass. It's believed that the woman crossed east on Redwood Road when she was struck, with the vehicle continuing northbound. The victim was later identified as 44-year-old Vanessa David.

Salt Lake City Police were searching for a 2008 Honda Civic with skull stickers in the back window and with Utah license plate V40 7UJ.


SLCPD gave an update Tuesday night that they had found the car and impounded it, but they are still looking for the driver. They urged the suspect to turn themselves in.

The driver, or any person who has information about this crash, is urged to call 911 immediately or call the Salt Lake City Police Department directly at 801-799-3000 and reference case 23-231884.

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