Police Department Seeks AGRR Industry’s Help Solving Fatal Hit and Run

The Seekonk Police Department in Massachusetts is asking AGRR company owners if they have replaced a windshield on a 1997-2003 Chevrolet Malibu or 2004-05 Malibu Classic, 1997-99 Oldsmobile Cutlass, 1997 or 1998 Oldsmobile Achieva. The car may have been involved in a hit and run.

On January 30, 2015, at approximately 10:03 p.m., the police department was alerted to a local hit and run victim, who subsequently died.

“Shortly after [police arrival], it became apparent a 51-year-old woman (a pedestrian) had been struck by a vehicle by the side of the roadway. The woman was transported to Rhode Island Hospital where she was later pronounced dead. The victim was identified as Karen McHugh of Seekonk, Mass.,” according to a police statement.

“Based on debris found at the scene, we believe the striking vehicle was dark gray. It may have been a General Motors product,” according to the statement.

The police department has been researching the parts found at the scene and believe the driver may have had to replace the windshield. The vehicle may also have passenger-side damage, which includes damage to the side-view mirror (mirror glass missing). The vehicle may also be missing or have a damaged amber, passenger-side marker or directional lens.

“We would greatly appreciate it if you could search your database to see if there were any replacements of windshields on the particular vehicles [we listed] in the time of January 30, 2015 to present in Massachusetts or Rhode Island,” says Craig Mace, Seekonk police chief.

It is possible the vehicle has left the Massachusetts and Rhode Island area.

Police urge AGRR company owners or technicians who have worked on a vehicle similar to the one in question to contact Lisa Park of the police department at (508) 336-8123.

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