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Hit-and-run driver turned herself in OPD says

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Posted at 4:08 PM, Aug 12, 2021
and last updated 2021-08-13 11:30:38-04


According to a release from the Omaha Police Department (OPD), a driver who was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident involving a pedestrian turned herself in.

OPD said, "The driver was cited for Leaving the Scene of an Accident, and Negligent Driving."

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The Omaha Police Department is asking for help in identifying the driver of a vehicle that was allegedly involved in a hit-and-run accident near 13th and Martha Streets on Wednesday.

Police say 45-year-old Tara Boice was crossing 13th Street from west to east at 13th and Arbor Streets when she was hit by a southbound SUV.

The vehicle then fled south and Boice was transported to Nebraska Medical Center with non-life-threatening injuries.

The vehicle was described as a newer white SUV with black roof rails, black wheels and tinted windows.

An investigation into the incident is ongoing. Anyone with information is urged to contact the Omaha Police Traffic Unit at 402-444-5826 or leave an anonymous tip with Omaha Crime Stoppers at (402) 444-STOP, at or on the P3 Tips mobile app.

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