Woman dies after hit-and-run crash in Rochester, NH; search for driver continues, police say

ROCHESTER, N.H. — Police have identified a woman who was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash as she walked along Milton Road late Friday night as police continue to search for the driver who struck her.

Kimberly Lucier, 60, of Rochester died on Monday, days after she was struck and seriously injured by a vehicle that drove away from the scene of the crash, police said.

Investigators continue to ask for assistance from the public in identifying the vehicle involved, and the driver who struck Lucier.

Police on Saturday said the vehicle that struck Lucier likely has damage to its front passenger’s side, with possible damage to the hood and windshield. Police did not provide any further description about the vehicle.

At about 10:22 p.m. Friday, Rochester Police responded to Milton Road in the area of the Hannaford’s store for a report of a person on the ground near the roadway, police said.

When officers arrived, they found Lucier unconscious on the ground, with a head injury, on the northbound side of Milton Road.

An initial investigation found that Lucier had been walking northbound along Milton Road, pushing an unoccupied baby stroller when she was struck from behind by a vehicle that was traveling north on Milton Road, police said. The vehicle that struck Lucier was not at the scene.

Lucier was taken to Portsmouth Regional Hospital with serious injuries and died on Monday, police said.

Anyone with information about the damaged vehicle or the driver who drove away from the crash scene is urged to call Rochester Police at 603-330-7128.

Citizens may also provide information and remain anonymous by calling the Rochester Crime Line at 603-335-6500 or Text to: CRIMES (274637) Body of Text: TEXT4CASH + your tip. Cash rewards might be offered for information that leads to an arrest.

This is a developing story. Check back for updates as more information becomes available.

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