Police ask for help in deadly hit-and-run ‘cold case’

DAYTON — Police are asking for the public’s help in solving a 2020 hit-and-run that killed a Dayton woman.

On Aug. 10, 2020 around 8:30 p.m., Tamara Jackson was hit and killed by a car in the area of West Third Street near Lorenz Avenue, according to Dayton Police Sgt. Gordon Cairns.

“This is a cold case for us so we are constantly working and still trying to find out who was driving the vehicle that struck here,” Cairns said.

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The suspect vehicle is described as a white Chrysler 300 with possible Illinois tags.

Anyone with information should call Dayton police at 937-333-COPS (2677) or contact Miami Valley Crime Stoppers at 937-222-STOP (7867) or www.miamivalleycrimestoppers.com.

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