Police release video of suspect vehicle involved in fatal hit and run that killed deaf woman

WASHINGTON, D.C. - The Metropolitan Police Department is investigating a hit-and-run incident in Northwest, D.C. early Tuesday morning.

According to officials, a pedestrian was struck by a vehicle while in a crosswalk in the 3500 block of 14th Street. That incident happened around 6:25 on Tuesday morning. Police believe the vehicle was a dark colored SUV with headlight damage.  The victim, identified as 54-year-old Jacqueline Cole, was transported to a local hospital where she later died.

Vehicle of Interest (PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Department)

Vehicle of Interest (PHOTO: Metropolitan Police Department)

Police are now looking for a vehicle of interest. Officials have released a picture and video of that vehicle, which they describe as a dark colored SUV.

Anyone who has information regarding this case should call police at 202-727-9099.  Additionally, information may be submitted to the TEXT TIP LINE by text messaging 50411.  Crime Solvers of Washington, DC currently offers a reward of up to $1,000 to anyone who provides information that leads to the arrest and indictment of the person or persons responsible for a crime committed in the District of Columbia.

Members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing Liaison Unit (DHHU) are assisting investigators with this case.  Any member of the deaf or hard of hearing community may contact the DHHU at 202-553-7874.