Tragic Hit and Run on Bendix: Victim Identified, Investigation Underway

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In a tragic incident on Thursday morning, a woman was discovered lifeless along the east side of Bendix Drive. The incident, which authorities believe to be a hit and run, has left the community in shock and mourning. The victim has now been identified as Sandra Murray, a 69-year-old resident of the area.

At approximately 10:30 a.m., authorities received reports of an unresponsive female in the 2600 block of Bendix Drive. Upon arrival, it became apparent to police that the woman had been struck by a vehicle that had fled the scene, leaving her in critical condition. Despite the efforts of emergency responders, Sandra Murray was tragically pronounced dead.

The St. Joseph County Fatal Crash Team (FACT) has taken charge of the investigation, working diligently to gather evidence and determine the circumstances surrounding the hit and run. With the community anxiously seeking justice, local law enforcement is committed to bringing the responsible party to account.

As part of the ongoing investigation, an autopsy is scheduled for Saturday morning. The results of the examination are expected to shed further light on the cause and nature of Sandra Murray's untimely death. The findings will be pivotal in piecing together the sequence of events and identifying any contributing factors.

Authorities urge anyone with information about the incident to come forward and assist in the investigation. Even the smallest detail could prove crucial in apprehending the perpetrator and providing closure to the grieving family. By working together, the community can send a strong message that hit and run incidents will not be tolerated.

In the wake of this heartbreaking tragedy, the community mourns the loss of Sandra Murray. Friends, family, and neighbors remember her as a kind-hearted and vibrant individual who will be deeply missed. As the investigation progresses, the hope for justice remains steadfast, as the community rallies around the memory of the beloved victim.

With the support of law enforcement and the determination of the community, there is optimism that the responsible party will be held accountable for their actions. As the investigation continues, the thoughts and condolences of the community go out to the family and loved ones of Sandra Murray, as they navigate this difficult time of grief and loss.

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