80-year-old woman killed on Lorain Ave. January 24.
(Cleveland) - The driver of the SUV in a fatal hit-skip accident at 17407 Lorain Avenue has been identified as a 16-year-old girl from Fairview Park.
On Wednesday, January 24, at 7:53 a.m., 80-year-old Maxine Lobins was walking with a walker in the street (on the side of the roadway) and attempted to cross in the crosswalk. She was struck by a black SUV that was operating eastbound on Lorain Avenue.
After hitting the victim the operator of the black SUV did not stop and continued eastbound on Lorain. Lobins was taken to Fairview Hospital, where she was pronounce dead.
As a result of investigative leads, interviews and with the assistance of the Fairview Park Police Department, Accident Investigation Unit Detectives were able to identify the suspect vehicle a black 2013 GMC Arcadia SUV and later identify the suspect.
This investigation will be presented to the Juvenile Prosecutor’s Office for review and charges. There is no arrest at this time.
The Cleveland Division of Police would like to thank the Fairview Park Police Department, the community and the businesses on Lorain Avenue for their help in solving this incident.
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