Police Still Working to Identify Woman Who Fled Crash Scene

Anne Arundel County police have not located the woman who they say left the scene of a fatal accident in Odenton on Sunday night.

Anne Arundel County police said they are still working to positively identify a woman who may have fled the scene of a fatal crash in Odenton on Sunday night. 

Police spokesman Justin Mulcahy said detectives are continuing their efforts to find the driver of a 2003 Chevrolet Silverado truck, which was involved in a collision with a Lexus sedan on Annapolis Road. 

The driver of the Lexus, 27-year-old Tori Stitely of Annapolis, died from injuries sustained in the crash. The driver of the Silverado ran off on foot and did not stop to help Stitely, police said.

Police canvassed the area on foot and by helicopter, but could not find her Sunday night. The truck was left behind at the scene.

Police described the fleeing person as a woman with brown hair, wearing a pink tank top and jeans. 

According to accident investigators, Stitely turned onto Annapolis Road and pulled out suddenly into the path of the Silverado. The two vehicles collided and both came to rest on the south side of the road. 

Anyone with information on the crash is asked to call Anne Arundel County Police Department’s Traffic Safety Section at 410-222-8573.

See also: 

  • Fatal Crash in Odenton

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Andrea D November 28, 2012 at 04:19 PM
Was the Silverado stolen? If no, wouldn't the person who owns the truck be able to identify who was driving their truck?
Diane in Odenton November 28, 2012 at 04:32 PM
That's what I was wondering. Something's missing here. Unless stolen, how can they not identify the driver of a truck that was left at the scene?
Tim Lemke (Editor) November 28, 2012 at 04:38 PM
It's an ongoing investigation, so there's a lot that we don't know yet. I'm wondering the same thing.
Thea Warner November 28, 2012 at 05:19 PM
Is there any way that Patch can provide additional follow up to articles such as this one, the one about the woman killed in the single car accident on Telegraph Rd. recently and the article about the man who died in police custody after he was picked up on Piney Orchard Parkway earlier this year? There are often accusations flying around in the comment section on Patch (police brutality was mentioned in the case of the man who died in police custody, for example) and it would help clear some things up if there is follow up.
Mike Brown November 29, 2012 at 11:35 AM
Thea, I think there was a follow up to the story about the man who died while in police custody on PO Pky. It was a follow up story or Tim had several follow up comments about that.
Jimmy Campbell December 03, 2012 at 09:45 PM
Are there any new updates on the woman who fled the scene in the accident that killed Tori Stitely?
Hugh C December 16, 2012 at 02:07 AM
Any News on finding the driver?
mndlarnlsr December 21, 2012 at 09:40 AM
rumors heard in neighborhood people know who she is and policemen have searched homes of friends and family so why are they not saying where she is or convince her to turn herself in i am sure they would want the person caught and put away if it was their family member killed ,,, she needs to be caught and put away for the damage she has caused ... she should do the right thing turn her lame A$$ in so one less loser is off the street
Hugh C March 13, 2013 at 09:57 PM
Tim - What happened to this Story? How did the police not find the driver when they had the vehicle? Perhaps she was related to someone in the county police, like the driver who "fell asleep" and hit the roundabout in Piney Orchard
mdlzlmas May 11, 2013 at 01:08 PM
any updates on this story? it so sad that a life was lost rumors still throughout neighborhood of who did it but no news if she was held accountable for her actions no wonder kids yes KIDS with drivers license think they're invincible and know they can talk text drink/do drugs tailgate run stop lights stop signs speed thru neighborhood streets drive like idiots when Arundel lets out once they're past crossing guards they think they're at capital now these kids who think they are adults because the drive hit an run cars and kill people with their dumb irresponsible decisions not care about repercussions OBVIOUSLY THERE ARE NONE .. why do we just complain about guns killing our kids when a car is just as deadly .. all kids 25 and under need to realize one day they will have kids of their own and understand and worry about idiots that drive and do stupid things that is id they live that long .. they should be responsible follow laws and realize they're not invincible your stupid decisions 90% of the time involve others not just you


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