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Crime / News / Virgin Islands / September 10, 2019

ST. THOMAS — A woman succumbed to injuries sustained during a hit and run incident on the backstreet in downtown Charlotte Amalie Saturday night, V.I.P.D. Public Information Officer Karl Caesar made known via release Monday.

According to police, on Saturday at approximately 9:15 p.m., V.I.P.D. officers were notified of the incident, which resulted in the death of 59-year-old Sandra Williams.

Deputy Chief David Cannonier reminded motorists to be mindful of pedestrians walking the streets. “Please be careful and be mindful and aware of pedestrians when operating your motor vehicles,” he said.

Ms. Williams had been known to frequent the Market Square area, Mr. Caesar said. 

Officers of the Traffic Bureau were investigating the incident and have asked those who may have knowledge what occurred to contact the VIPD confidentially at (340)774-2211 ext. 5617, Major Crime Unit at (340)714-9830 or the Criminal Investigation Bureau (340)714-9807.

‘We need your help in combatting such incidents,” the department said.

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