Police hunt for hit-and-run driver who injured two girls & killed a dog

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Published on August 17, 2019 - Duration: 02:09s
Police hunt for hit-and-run driver who injured two girls & killed a dog
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Police hunt for hit-and-run driver who injured two girls & killed a dog

VACCINATED.A MOTHER WANTSANSWERS -- AFTERHER DAUGHTER AND AFRIEND WERESTRUCK BY A CARLAST NIGHT.THAT CRASHEDKILLED THE DOG THEYWERE WALKING.7 EYEWITNESS NEWSREPORTER GILATMELAMED SPOKEWITH THE VICTIM'SMOTHER -- AS POLICECONTINUE THEIRSEARCH FOR THEDRIVER."THEN THEY CAMEHOME AND THEYWANTED TO TAKE THEDOG FOR A WALK ANDTHAT'S WHAT STARTEDTHE NIGHTMARE."FARLEY BRIDGMANCROW'S 12 YEAR OLDDAUGHTER JACKLYNNAND HER 14 YEAR OLDFRIEND SUMMERWERE WALKING THEFAMILY'S DOG--DIGGER-- ALONGDUTCH HOLLOWROAD.THEN CROW GOT APHONE CALL."ALL I COULD HEARWAS MUMBLEDSCREAMING IN THEBACKGROUND."A CAR STRUCK THETWO GIRLS AND THEDOG -- THEN DROVEAWAY."FEAR.

JUST FEAR.

IDIDN'T THINK-- HCOULD A KID SURVIVEGETTING HIT BY A CARAND THAT'S WHATWENT THROUGH MYHEAD, HOW TO YOUSURVIVE THOUGHT ITHOUGHT I'D SEE HERDEAD."CROW RUSHED TOWHERE THE GIRLSWERE HIT-- FEETFROM HER FRONTDOOR-- YOU COULDSEE THEIR HOUSE INTHE BACKGROUND.STATE POLICESPOKESMAN SAY THEGIRLS WERE DOINGEVERYTHING RIGHTWEDNESDAY NIGHT.WALKING IN THEGRASS AND NOT ONTHE ROAD."THEY WERE DOINGEXACTLY WHAT THEYWERE SUPPOSED TODO."SUMMER SUFFEREDMINOR INJURIES.JACKLYNN HAS A LOSSOF MOVEMENT FORNOW IN THREEFINGERS, ANDSEVERED NERVESAND TENDONS IN HERARM."SHE'S A TOUGHCOOKIE, SHE NEVERCRIED, SHE WASLAYING IN THAT FIELDAND NEVER CIRED."DOCTORS SAY SHESHOULD RECOVERTHROUGH SURGERYAND P-T.THEY SAID THAT IT'SEASY FIXIN."IT'S THE LOSS OF AWAY OF LIFE FOR THISSTRYKERSVILLEFAMILY, THAT MAY BETHE HARDERRECOVERY."THE FACT THAT MYDAUGHTER GOT HITWHILE WALKING HERDOG I'M JUST AT ALOSS.

WE'RESUPPOSED TO BE ABLTO DO THAT.

THAT'SSOMETHING THAT YOUDO WITH YOUR FAMILYAND NOW WE CAN'TEVEN DO THAT."NOW POLICE SAYTHEY NEED YOURHELP LOOKING FORWHAT THEY SUSPECTIS A DARK 2017 ORNEWER CHEVY TRAX."YOU MIGHT SEESOMETHING BE AT THERIGHT PLACE AT THERIGHT TIME AND THATIS THE LITTLE THINGTHAT WE NEED TOMAKE ANIDENTIFICATION OFTHE VEHICLE."POLICE SAY TO LOOKFOR DAMAGE TO THEPASSENGER SIDEMIRROR ANDHEADLIGHTS.AND THAT IF YOU SEESOMETHING SAYSOMETHING-- TAKE APICTURE OF THEPLATES TO SEND TOPOLICE OR GIVE THEMA CALL.

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