King County Sheriff’s Office Detectives are seeking the public’s help in locating the suspect vehicle in a fatal hit & run that occurred in Burien around 2:45 p.m. on Saturday, Sept. 2, 2023.

As we previously reported, the hit-and-run on Ambaum Blvd. S. near S. 174th Street (map below) in south Burien killed a woman, who was identified to The B-Town Blog by a family member as Gail Donnelly.

Upon the arrival of Burien Police and King County Fire District #2 to the scene, Donnelly was located on the side of the road with “heavy trauma,” and crews were unable to resuscitate her. 

Pictured above (actual vehicle): the suspect 2000-2006 Chevrolet Tahoe with damage to the right (passenger side) headlight, hood, and fog light. Help is needed in locating this vehicle that police said was involved in the fatality.

If anyone has information on the incident, or the whereabouts of the vehicle, they are asked to call 911 or the King County Sheriff’s Office non-emergency number at (206) 296-3311.

This fatality is Case #C23029843.

Tips can also be made anonymously through Crime Stoppers of Puget Sound via or using the P3 Tips app on your mobile device. However, these are not monitored 24/7.

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