Troopers seek SUV in Troup County hit and run crash

Published 12:00 am Wednesday, January 20, 2016

By Melanie Ruberti

LaGRANGE — Troopers at Georgia State Patrol Post 2 are seeking the community’s help to find an SUV involved in a hit and run accident in December.

Sgt. Brad Walker said GSP is searching for a silver 1999 Toyota 4-Runner with Alabama license plate 43AW105.

According to Walker, the SUV is registered to a man in Opelika, Alabama.

Walker said the 4-Runner was involved in a hit and run accident on Whitesville Road at Bartley Road about 1 p.m. Dec. 29.

The Toyota turned left into the path of another vehicle and left the scene, Walker said.

He said the SUV had damage to the right side, rear area.

Anyone with information regarding the crash is asked to call Walker at Georgia State Patrol, 706-845-4104.

Melanie Ruberti is a reporter with LaGrange Daily News. She may be reached at 706-884-7311, ext. 2156.