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.
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.
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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