Elk Grove police investigate scen on Stockton Blvd. where woman's body was found.
ELK GROVE, Calif. - A woman fatally struck by a vehicle early Tuesday morning in Elk Grove was identified on Wednesday.
Elk Grove police discovered 62-year-old Babetta Ann Vavrick of Elk Grove lying in the northbound lane of E. Stockton Blvd. around 2:09 a.m. Tuesday, following reports of a woman sitting on the curb for several hours.
Officers and medical personnel attempted to revive Vavrick but she was pronounced dead at the scene.
A subsequent investigation revealed Vavrick had sustained injuries that led officers to believe she had been hit and run over by a vehicle, said officer Chris Trim.
Police did not have a description of the driver or vehicle involved in the collision, and requested help from the public.
Anyone with information regarding this hit and run collision was asked to call the Elk Grove Police Department Traffic Bureau at (916) 478-8148 or Crime Alert at (916) 443-HELP (4357). Callers to Crime Alert can remain anonymous and may be eligible for a reward of up to $1,000.00. Tips can also be sent via SMS text message by entering CRIMES (274637) on a cell phone, followed by Tip732 (agency identification number) and the message.