Corsicana Daily Sun, Corsicana, Texas

Community News Network

July 9, 2013

3 women in 3 years hit by dark truck

TRAVERSE CITY, Mich. — Police in this resort community along Lake Michigan are concerned a person driving a dark SUV or pickup may be intentionally striking women riding on their bicycles late at night.

A 29-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver on July 5, authorities say.

Two other incidents involving women involved eerily  similar circumstances, although those two victims survived.

Traverse City Police Captain Brian Heffner said police aren’t discounting the similarities. All three were females, bicycling home from the downtown area in the early morning at very nearly the same time of year.

All three were hit by a dark pickup or SUV that came up from behind them.

“We’re trying to determine if they are all related,” he said. “Obviously, we want to solve all three of them.”

Two men also reported frightening experiences. One said he was sure the incident he reported to police was no accident. “He revved his engine behind me, came within inches of hitting me and sped off,” the man said. He was unable to read the license plate. 

---

Details for this story were provided by The Record-Eagle in Traverse City, Mich.

 

1
Text Only
Community News Network
AP Video
Renewed Violence Taking Toll on Gaza Residents 2 Americans Detained in North Korea Seek Help US Employers Add 209K Jobs, Rate 6.2 Pct House GOP Optimistic About New Border Bill Gaza Truce Unravels; Israel, Hamas Trade Blame Raw: Tunisia Closes Borders With Libya Four Rescued From Crashed Plane Couple Channel Grief Into Soldiers' Retreat WWI Aviation Still Alive at Aerodrome in NY Raw: Rescuers at Taiwan Explosion Scene Raw: Woman Who Faced Death Over Faith in N.H. Clinton Before 9-11: Could Have Killed Bin Laden Netanyahu Vows to Destroy Hamas Tunnels Obama Slams Republicans Over Lawsuit House Leaders Trade Blame for Inaction
House Ads
Twitter Updates
Hyperlocal Search
Premier Guide
Find a business

Walking Fingers
Maps, Menus, Store hours, Coupons, and more...
Premier Guide