Woman Killed After Fresno Hit and Run Accident
A woman was killed after a hit and run accident in northeast Fresno, CA, on the night of January 18, 2020. The incident occurred in the area of Shaw Road and Cedar Avenue near California State University, Fresno (Fresno State). A woman attempted to cross the street to get McDonald’s for her family when she was hit by an oncoming vehicle, according to the Fresno Police Department. The impact caused her to fall on the pavement, where she was struck by a second vehicle. The driver of the first vehicle called 911 and was cooperative during the investigation. However, the driver of the second car fled the scene, leaving a piece of the car behind. Investigators used the wheel well and right front bumper to identify the suspect vehicle as a gold Honda. The Fresno County Coroner’s Office has identified the decedent as Laura Bryant, 56, of Fresno.