Johnson City police search for driver in fatal hit-and-run crash

Johnson City Press • Updated Feb 13, 2019 at 7:04 PM

Police were searching Wednesday for the driver in a hit-and-run crash that killed a pedestrian near Johnson City Police Department headquarters last weekend.

About 9 p.m. Saturday, police found Brenda K. Maynor, 46, 611 Cranberry St., lying in the grass adjacent to the road at East Main and Bert streets. She was taken to Johnson City Medical Center, where she later died from her injuries, police said in a news release.

Witnesses told police Maynor had been struck as she was attempting to cross the road.

The Johnson City Police Department’s Traffic Reconstruction Team responded and assumed the investigation. Police released an image of a vehicle seen in the area just before the crash.

Anyone with information that can assist in identifying the vehicle or driver is asked to contact the Johnson City Police Department at 423-434-6125 and speak with either Lt. Becky West, Sgt. Sparks or Sgt. Carney. To remain anonymous, call Crime Stoppers at 434-6158. To send a confidential tip, text 423JCPD and the tip to 847411 (TIP411) or visit www.citizenobserver.com.

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