DETROIT, MI – A 15-year-old boy was struck and killed by a hit and run driver on Saturday July 21st, 2018.
At approximately 10:00PM, the boy, identified as Jerry Grasty Jr., was attempting to cross the street near E 7 Mile and Caldwell when a woman driving a black SUV struck him. He was then hit by a purple 2005 Ford Focus driven by a 67-year-old woman. He was pronounced dead at the scene.
The female driver of the Ford Focus stayed at the scene of the accident. The driver of the black SUV who originally hit the young boy, fled the scene.
The only description that has been provided about the driver that left the scene of the accident is that she is a black female driving a black SUV.
Anyone with information on this crime is encouraged to call the Detroit Police Department Fatal Squad at: 313-596-2260.