Reward for Information on December Hit and Run


Vero Beach Police Department

Vero Beach Police Department

Vero Beach Police are offering a reward up to $1,000 to anyone with information on a December hit-and-run accident in Vero Beach.

Police say 52-year-old Valerie Jean Waters was struck by an unknown driver while riding her bike along Old Dixie Highway on December 22nd. They are still trying to find the driver of the vehicle, and are asking for the public’s assistance.

Police found Waters unconscious near her red Roadmaster bicycle in the northbound lanes of Old Dixie Highway near 12th street. She was left unconscious and bleeding in the road, slammed by a car or truck. Waters was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center where she was in critical condition for six days. She was pronounced dead on December 28th.

With few clues as to who was behind the wheel, Vero Police are hoping the public can help identify the suspect.

You can call Treasure Coast Crime Stoppers at 1-800-273-TIPS with any tips or information.

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