Brutal Hit-And-Run Crash Results In Death Of Loving Grandmother

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Family identifies woman killed in Orangevale hit-and-run crash as loving mother, grandmother – KCRA Sacramento

There is no accident quite as shocking as a hit-and-run crash. Monday night, a family experienced the tragedy and loss of a beloved mother and grandmother as a result of a hit-and-run.

A 56-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash on Greenback Lane in Orangevale.

The 56-year-old pedestrian died after being hit by a vehicle on Greenback Lane near Walnut Avenue. The driver of the unknown vehicle fled the scene.

As a form of a memorial, a balloon with flowers now sits where the crash occurred to honor the woman that died in the accident.

Family members identified the person killed in a hit-and-run crash in Orangevale over the weekend as Cynthia Wright of Citrus Heights.

Her brother Dean Brooks says his sister Cynthia Wright was a kind soul who always put family first. Brooks said the local community’s support means a lot to him, especially since several people tried to save Wright.

The California Highway Patrol said the driver of the vehicle that struck Wright drove off, but no arrests have been made. They also shared that evidence was collected in an effort to find the driver.

As of Monday night, CHP did not release a suspect vehicle description. People who live nearby and often travel on Greenback Lane said the road can be very dangerous.

For more insight on this heart-breaking story, please consider the news outlets listed below to stay up to date.

  1. Family identifies woman killed in Orangevale hit-and-run crash as loving mother, grandmother  KCRA Sacramento
  2. Family identifies woman killed in Orangevale hit-and-run crash as loving mother, grandmother  MSN
  3. Family identifies woman killed in Orangevale hit-and-run crash as loving mother, grandmother  News Break
  4. Family identifies woman killed in Orangevale hit-and-run crash as loving mother, grandmother  News E-Services
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