10 year-old-killed in Fort Pierce Hit & Run

Here is an update 9/24/2021

ten-year-old Yaceny

ten-year-old Yaceny

10 year-old-killed in Fort Pierce Hit & Run

Fort Pierce, Fl (treasurecoast.com) -On September 23, 2021, at 6:35 a.m., Fort Pierce Police Officers responded to Oleander Avenue & Skylark Drive in reference to a hit and run traffic crash. Upon arrival, officers found ten-year-old Yaceny Berenice Rodriguez-Gonzalez lying in a grassy area, unconscious.
Officers learned that Rodriguez-Gonzalez was walking across the intersection to get on her school bus, which had its stop stick and flashing lights on. The driver was traveling northbound, struck the child, and fled the scene.
Yaceny Rodriguez-Gonzalez was transported to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center, where she later succumbed to her injuries. The department is looking for a white 4-door sedan with right passenger front-end damage.
If anyone knows someone who drives or owns a similar vehicle and may have further information, please contact the Fort Pierce Police Department.


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