Suzanne Ogi and Dog Dead after Fremont Hit-and-Run Crash on Niles Boulevard
FREMONT, CA (December 4, 2019) — A 72-year-old woman identified as Suzanne Ogi died after a hit-and-run crash in Fremont on Friday, November 29.
Ogi walked her dog at the intersection of Niles Boulevard and Linda Drive. Then a vehicle struck her at around 8:30 p.m., according to the police. Witnesses told officers that Ogi was in the crosswalk when the accident occurred.
The Alameda County Coroner’s Bureau released her identity on Saturday.
Police working at the nearby Niles Holiday Parade rushed to the scene. Witnesses told them that the driver stopped and walked over to the woman, and then drove away.
Fremont firefighters and paramedics gave medical assistance to Ogi and the dog. However, both died at the scene.
Witnesses had a limited description of the driver. They said he is a white male of unknown age. They described his vehicle as a light-colored, four-door sedan that likely has front-end damage, police stated.
The car was last seen traveling northbound toward Union City. Officers searched the area unsuccessfully.
We hope the family and friends of Suzanne Ogi are surrounded by steadfast and comforting support as they grieve for the loss of their loved one.
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