Salem police ID vehicle in hit-and-run that killed Keizer woman
SALEM, Ore. (KPTV) – The Salem Police Department is asking for the public’s help finding a hit-and-run driver that left a Keizer woman dead on Wednesday.
Salem police said just after 5 a.m. Wednesday, officers responded to the 4000 block of Sunnyview Road NE. When they arrived, they found a woman lying in the road with life-threatening injuries. She was taken to Salem Health, where she died on Thursday. She has been identified as 66-year-old Cynthia Lynn Perry Rizzo of Keizer.
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SPD has identified the vehicle involved. It is described as follows:
- 1998 dark blue Chevrolet 1500 pickup truck with an extended cab
- Damage to the driver’s side headlight
- Oregon license plate 604 FWD
The photographs provided were taken before the hit-and-run. Police say the driver fled from the scene, likely heading eastbound on Sunnyview Road from Lancaster Drive NE.
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Members of the public are asked not to approach the vehicle if it is seen. Anyone with information is asked to call Salem police at 503-588-6123 (option 1) and reference case number 22-2177.
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