Woman Killed in Hit-and-Run Accident in Midland

Staff Report
NewsWest 9

MIDLAND - Midland Police are asking for the public's help finding the driver of a vehicle after a fatal hit and run accident in Midland.

Police say 46-year-old Michelle Cogan was crossing Midland Drive at Neely Avenue around 7:50 Tuesday night when she was struck by a green, blue or black, 1999 to 2002, convertible Ford Mustang with a six cylinder engine.

After the impact, Cogan was knocked from the southbound lane into the outside southbound lane.

The vehicle then fled the scene driving south on Midland Drive. Witnesses also say that a newer model red Chevy SSR pickup traveling southbound ran over Cogan's legs after she was struck by the Mustang. Police believe the driver of the truck did not know they struck a person.

Cogan died at Midland Memorial Hospital on Wednesday afternoon.

Police did locate the driver of the Chevy SSR pickup and no charges are pending against the driver of the truck.  However, Police are searching for the driver of the Mustang. The vehicle likely has damage from the accident.

Call Midland Police at 685-7108 or Crimestoppers at 694-TIPS with information.