NASHVILLE, TN (WSMV) - Police have developed new information about the vehicle involved in a deadly hit-and-run accident on June 16.
Police said the vehicle that struck Jeanne Marie Rossi, 70, is an early model 1985-1994 Chevrolet Astro or GMC Safari minivan, dark in color with heave front-end damage, including a broken headlight and windshield. The vehicle may have also had a spare tire on the roof.
The crash occurred around 10:50 p.m. near the intersection of Murfreesboro Pike and Wilhagan Road.
Police said Rossi, who was visiting Nashville with her sister and was staying at the Best Western on Murfreesboro Pike. Rossi, her sister and a friend had been to eat at Wilhagan’s Sports Bar and were walking back to the hotel.
They were in the Murfreesboro Road crosswalk when Rossi was hit by a southbound vehicle. She died at the scene. The sister and friend were walking ahead of Rossi and were not able to describe the vehicle.
Anyone with information about the Chevrolet Astro or GMC Safari minivan, contact Crime Stoppers at 615-742-7463.