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‘I really want to meet Hanako!’: Grief-stricken mother remembers daughter killed in SF hit-and-run in first Obon festival without her

Hit and run victim, Hanako Abe

A mother in Japan has honored the memory of her daughter who lost her life in a hit-and-run incident in San Francisco’s South of Market (SoMa) neighborhood on New Year’s Eve.

Background: Hanako Abe, 27, and Elizabeth Platt, 60, were crossing the intersection of Second and Mission streets when a gray Honda HR-V struck them on Dec. 31. The driver, identified as Troy McAlister, allegedly ran a red light in the stolen car and tried to flee the scene.

Fresno Police Officer Turns Brother In After Learning of Hit-and-Run on Asian Victim

A police officer from Fresno, California solved a deadly hit-and-run case by turning his own brother in after evidence surfaced proving that he was the culprit.

The victim, identified as 33-year-old Kong Yang, was reportedly crossing Herndon Avenue near Millbrook on early Sunday morning when he was hit by a car driven by 22-year-old Cody Sanders, according to ABC30 News.

Family of FDNY Medic Killed in Hit-and-Run Offers $25,000 Reward to Find Killer

Kevin Liang, a New York Fire Department Emergency Medical Technician (FDNY EMT), was laid to rest on Tuesday after being killed in a hit-and-run on September 30. His family is now offering a $25,000 reward for whoever can help identify the suspect.

The 27-year-old FDNY medic, a soon-to-be firefighter, was believed to have been struck by a dark-colored sedan as he was driving on the Kosciuszko Bridge in September at around 8 p.m.

Family Demands Answers After 72-Year-Old Granny is Killed in California Hit-And-Run

Seventy-two-year-old Amy Yuen was killed in a hit-and-run crash on February 10 after she and her 75-year-old husband were rear-ended on Interstate 880 in Hayward, California.

The grandmother was a passenger in the 1999 Acura TL that her husband Lun was driving home to Milpitas, when another driver hit their vehicle and drove off, according to the California Highway Patrol.