A fundraiser has been launched to help with Latitia Austin Ahmad’s funeral costs.
The family said they do not understand many of the decisions made by police and are concerned race may have played a role in their approach.
A mother and her daughter were walking in Berkeley when a motorist struck them around 10 p.m. Monday. The daughter survived.
Chuck Feezel had struggled since childhood with a constellation of physical and mental challenges that required serious psychiatric treatment.
Charles Franklin Feezel was taken to Highland Hospital with critical injuries and died 12 days later.
The driver left the area in what police described as a “lowered, dark-color, mid 90’s sedan, with tinted windows (possibly a Nissan Altima).”
An Amtrak train hit and killed a 30-year-old man in Berkeley on Nov. 22.
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.
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.
“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.
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.
The driver who fled was in a charcoal gray four-door sedan with a second occupant at the time of the crash, police said.