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ST. GEORGE, Utah, Dec. 11, 2017 (Gephardt Daily) — A grandmother killed in a hit-and-run incident in St. George Saturday night has been identified by her family.
The victim was Bettina Tina Abraham, her daughters posted on Facebook Sunday.
According to a police news release, the St. George Communication Center received a call at about 8 p.m. reporting a fatal hit-and-run incident in the area of Biolife and Dairy Queen on Dixie Drive.
Abraham was pushing a cart on the east side of Dixie Drive when she was hit by a vehicle, the release states.
Police say that, based on evidence at the scene, the vehicle sustained front-end damage, but was able to leave the area.
Abraham’s daughter Amy-Jo Schooley wrote in a Facebook post: “This was my mom; please if anyone knows anything say something, we can’t let this person get away with what they did! They took a mom, a grandma, a sister, a friend away from people who loved her very much; they need to be caught, we deserve justice.”
Anyone who was in the area at the time or who has any information about this incident is asked to call police dispatch at 435-627-4300.