Authorities search for hit-and-run driver responsible for woman’s death


El Paso Police are featuring the hit-and-run death of a 45-year-old woman earlier this month as their ‘Crime of the Week.” 

The crash happened on the night of Saturday, April 13, 2019 sometime before 9:55 p.m. in the 7000 block of Airport Rd., between Butterfield Trail Boulevard and Leigh Fisher Boulevard. The woman was walking south when she was hit by an unknown southbound vehicle who then fled the scene. 

A passerby stopped to call for emergency assistance, but the woman was pronounced dead at the scene. 

Investigators believe the car that hit her was a white or light colored 2002 to 2006 Lincoln Towncar. The car should have damage to the right side, including a broken right side mirror. 

Anyone with any information on the location of the vehicle or identity of the driver involved in this fatal hit and run should call Crime Stoppers of El Paso immediately at 566-8477(TIPS), or online at

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