Arlington police have shifted their search in a fatal hit-and-run last week to a dark gray Chrysler, police said Tuesday.
Investigators are looking for a Chrysler 300, model years 2007 through 2010, that ran the red light at the intersection of Northeast Green Oaks Boulevard and Burney Road in Arlington at 8:15 p.m. Friday, hitting Kelly Walters, 20.
Walters, a junior at the University of Texas at Arlington, was walking across the street. She was pronounced dead at 8:53 p.m. at Texas Health Harris Methodist Hospital Hurst-Euless-Bedford, authorities said.
She died of multiple blunt force injuries, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s office.
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Walters was walking home to her apartment near Ellis Elementary School, her mother, Ginna Walters, has said.
Police acquired surveillance video from a nearby business that shows the Chrysler and a white car approaching the intersection.
“The video shows a white vehicle stopping at the red light as the suspect vehicle continues through the intersection. Early witness accounts initially prompted officers to look for a dark-colored SUV. However, this new information has led investigators to seek the owner of a dark gray 2007-2010 Chrysler 300,” Arlington police Sgt. Jeff Houston said in a prepared statement.
Police had not found the Chrysler’s driver as of 3:45 p.m. Tuesday, Tiara Ellis Richard, an Arlington police spokeswoman, said.
Monica S. Nagy, 817-390-7792