ST. THOMAS — A woman died immediately after being struck by a vehicle on the Weymoth Highway in St. Thomas in the wee hours of Tuesday morning, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Glen Dratte announced Tuesday. The incident, which police have classified as a hit-and-run, is under investigation, Mr. Dratte said.
According to Mr. Dratte, on Tuesday at around 12:07 a.m., the 911 emergency call center received notification via phone call of a Caucasian female who had been struck by a vehicle on the Weymoth Rhymer Highway, in the area of Prophecy Church.
The female victim, who police did not identify as next of kin had yet to be notified, expired on the scene. The vehicle that struck her left the scene prior to police arrival, according to Mr. Dratte.
Police is asking anyone with information about the incident, including details on a suspect or suspects who may have fled the area following the hit-and-run, to contact the Traffic Investigation Bureau at 340-774-2211, 911, or Crime Stoppers USVI with you anonymous tip here.