Teen id'd as hit, skip driver in crash that killed Maxine Lobins - WDAM-TV 7-News, Weather, Sports-Hattiesburg, MS

Teen identified as driver in hit, skip crash that killed great-grandmother

Maxine Lobins (Source: Family) Maxine Lobins (Source: Family)

The driver wanted in a deadly hit and run accident that killed an elderly woman has finally been identified.

According to police, the driver of the SUV in the fatal hit and run crash on Lorain Avenue in Cleveland has been identified as a 16-year-old girl from Fairview Park.

On Wednesday, January 9 at 7:53 a.m., Maxine Lobins was walking with a walker in the street (on the side of the roadway) on Lorain Avenue attempted to cross in the crosswalk and was struck by a black SUV that was operating eastbound on Lorain Avenue.

After hitting the great-grandmother, the teenage girl did not stop and continued eastbound on Lorain. Lobins was taken to Fairview Hospital, where she was pronounce dead on arrival.

As a result of investigative leads, interviews and with the assistance of the Fairview Park Police Department, Accident Investigation Unit Detectives were able to identify the suspect's vehicle a black 2013 GMC Arcadia SUV and later identify the suspect. This investigation will be presented to the Juvenile Prosecutor's Officer for review and charges.

There is no arrest at this time.

Copyright 2013 WOIO. All rights reserved.

  • Local NewsLOCALMore>>

  • One dead in Hardy Street auto accident

    One dead in Hardy Street auto accident

    Friday, November 24 2017 9:05 PM EST2017-11-25 02:05:13 GMT
    Source: RNNSource: RNN
    A person died in a Friday night auto accident in Hattiesburg.  Hattieasburg Police Department responded to a wreck at the intersection of Hardy Street and 19th Avenue. According to officers, four cars collided and a male was transported from the scene by ambulance and later pronounced dead. The cause of the accident has not been determined. The identity of the deceased will be released after the next of kin is notification.  Copyright WDAM 2017. ...More >>
    A person died in a Friday night auto accident in Hattiesburg.  Hattieasburg Police Department responded to a wreck at the intersection of Hardy Street and 19th Avenue. According to officers, four cars collided and a male was transported from the scene by ambulance and later pronounced dead. The cause of the accident has not been determined. The identity of the deceased will be released after the next of kin is notification.  Copyright WDAM 2017. ...More >>
  • Countdown to Christmas 2017

    Countdown to Christmas 2017

  • Local businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday

    Laurel businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday

    Laurel businesses prepare for Small Business Saturday

    Friday, November 24 2017 6:06 PM EST2017-11-24 23:06:32 GMT
    Photo credit: WDAMPhoto credit: WDAM

    It's the busiest shopping season of the year. We are now just hours away from Small Business Saturday. WDAM checked in with a couple of locally owned shops in Laurel to see what preparations are underway. Emily Green said, "October is really our  behind the scenes month. We have market stuff rolling in and our warehouse is full and we are pricing it. Everything is priced before November ever hits. Prepping for months, from gleam to glam, once customers walk into Bella Bell...

    More >>

    It's the busiest shopping season of the year. We are now just hours away from Small Business Saturday. WDAM checked in with a couple of locally owned shops in Laurel to see what preparations are underway. Emily Green said, "October is really our  behind the scenes month. We have market stuff rolling in and our warehouse is full and we are pricing it. Everything is priced before November ever hits. Prepping for months, from gleam to glam, once customers walk into Bella Bell...

    More >>
Powered by Frankly