WESTPORT (CBS) – Stephanie Tripp, the Fall River girl who was a sufferer of a hit-and-run in Westport final week, died Thursday morning. She was 30 years outdated.
The Bristol County District Legal professional mentioned Tripp was strolling down Previous Bedford Street round eight p.m. Tuesday, Could 7 when she was struck by a BMW.
A witness mentioned the motive force stopped, obtained out of the automobile, mentioned he was sorry after which drove off whereas the witness was attempting to assist to Tripp, who was discovered face down within the breakdown lane with extreme accidents. A second witness tried to comply with the motive force, who allegedly sped away, passing automobiles by swerving into the other journey lane.
Tripp was rushed to Rhode Island Hospital the place she remained in vital situation till her dying. The driving force and the automobile haven’t been discovered.
Police consider Tripp was hit by a grey BMW three Sequence automobile, doubtless made between 1999 and 2005. The automobile might have minor entrance finish harm on its hood and/or passenger facet. It was final seen on the nook of Previous Fall River Street and Faunce Nook Street in Dartmouth.
Anybody with any info is requested to name Massachusetts State Police at 508-993-1928 or Westport Police at 508-636-1122.