Court papers identify the woman who was killed as Bernadette Youngbear. The 58-year-old, who was run down on the sidewalk, is BPD’s first homicide in more than two years. Authorities are trying to find her family.
Police: Driver who killed a homeless woman on the sidewalk is in custody
The man Berkeley police identified as the driver in a fatal hit-and-run that killed a homeless woman on the sidewalk earlier this month is now in custody, authorities report.
Police say ‘armed and dangerous’ man is wanted in fatal hit-and-run
“Alexander McGee knows that he is wanted and has been known to flee or fight police,” said BPD. Authorities asked anyone who sees him to call 911 immediately.
Investigation continues into deadly hit-and-run that killed homeless woman
The woman who was killed Monday when a driver fleeing from police ran over her had been lying on the sidewalk for many hours the day before, prompting welfare checks from police and attempts to help her from others.
Hit-and-run driver kills pedestrian on sidewalk during UC Berkeley police chase
The driver who fled was in a charcoal gray four-door sedan with a second occupant at the time of the crash, police said.