Fatal taxi hit and run in Newburgh

September 8, 2009 9:40:32 AM PDT
Police in Newburgh are looking for a taxi driver who struck and killed a pedestrian and then took off. It happened at Wisner Avenue, near Poplar Street, Monday night.

The 34-year-old victim was found lying in the street. She was struck as she crossed Wisner Avenue around 8 p.m.

Witnesses have told police the vehicle that hit Delilah Gunter was a taxicab minivan. The driver stopped for a second, then took off.

Gunter grew up in the neighborhood. She recently moved in with her sister, just steps from where she was run down.

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