Family of hit and run victim still looking for answersPosted: Updated:
Wichita Police and the family of a woman killed in a hit and run accident more than a year ago are looking for answers. The driver that hit her has never been found.
Jennifer Saxton loved race cars and her family, but all of that was taken away on November 9th, 2018.
It's a case Wichita Police Sgt. Brian Mock is still trying to solve.
"What I'm hoping is that somebody knows who that person may have been, or that person themselves is willing to come forward," said Mock. "It would help us give that closure to the family, so that we can explain to them what happened that night."
While on patrol that night, officers found Jennifer lying in the middle of Harry Street where it goes over I-135. She'd been hit by a car.
"How can you drive off and kill somebody and not stop," said Jennifer's step-mom Lana Self. She talked to us by Skype from her home in South Carolina. She and Jennifer's father need answers.
"Trying to play detective, trying to find people who know her," said Self. "I've almost become obsessive about it."
It's been more than a year since the accident and they are still in limbo. Police say the only clue left behind was a Nissan car grill badge.
Self wears her step-daughter's ashes around her neck every day to keep her close.
"She shouldn't be in a box beside her daddy's race car helmets, or around my neck. She should be here," said Self.
If you know anything about this case, call Crime Stoppers at 316-267-2111.