Jere Whitney Dies in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on 4th Street [Long Beach, CA]

Jere Whitney Dies in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on 4th Street [Long Beach, CA]

Jere Whitney Dead in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on 4th Street [Long Beach, CA]

Jere Whitney Dies in Pedestrian Hit-and-Run on 4th Street [Long Beach, CA]

78-Year-Old Woman Killed in Long Beach Fatal Pedestrian Accident

LONG BEACH, CA (July 13, 2021) – Thursday evening, 78-year-old Jere Whitney lost her life in a pedestrian hit-and-run crash on 4th Street.

The accident occurred just after 10:00 p.m., on 4th Street and Ximeno Avenue. Dispatchers arrived shortly after.

According to reports, Whitney was walking in a crosswalk when she was struck by a red Subaru Outback or Crosstrek making a left turn.

Officers arrived and located Whitney with serious injuries to her upper torso. Medics then rushed her to a nearby hospital, where she later died.

Meanwhile, the driver fled the scene westbound on Fourth Street following the accident and is still at large.

Anyone with information is asked to contact LBPD Collision Investigation Detail Detective Kelsey Myers or Detective Joseph Johnson at 562-570-7355.

Anonymous tips can be called in to Crime Stoppers at 800-222-8477 or submitted online at

No words can mend the broken hearts and sorrow felt during this delicate moment. Our deepest condolences and sympathies are with the family and friends of Jere Whitney

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