Authorities have located the vehicle that was involved in a fatal March 4 hit-and-run accident near Moab that claimed the life of a Colorado woman.
Cheryl G. Zimmerman, 50, of Lakewood, was killed in the early morning hours of Sunday, March 4, on U.S. Highway 191 near milepost 140, about 12 miles north of Moab.
According to a press release from the Grand County Sheriff’s Office, Zimmerman had pulled off the roadway and parked her white SUV during the early morning hours of March 4. She was outside her vehicle when a southbound vehicle that is suspected to be a white semi-tractor struck her, and then continued on 191.
A motorist discovered her body shortly before 7 a.m. that morning.
The sheriff’s office thanked citizens for their response to its initial press release about the incident, and said the information that people gave authorities helped them locate the vehicle.
The driver of the vehicle has not been identified.
The sheriff’s office said in a brief statement on Thursday, March 8, that the investigation into the accident is ongoing, and no further information is available at this time.
Cheryl G. Zimmerman of Lakewood, Colorado, found dead north of Moab on March 4
This article has been updated from the original version to include information that the Grand County Sheriff’s Office released to the public on Thursday, March 8.