Deputies looking for vehicle after woman found hit in roadway

The White County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of a vehicle that deputies said hit a woman over the weekend. A deputy found a woman lying in the road Saturday outside a Monticello bar.

Posted: Nov. 20, 2018 5:44 PM
Updated: Nov. 20, 2018 5:53 PM

MONTICELLO, Ind. (WLFI) -- The White County Sheriff's Office is looking for the driver of a vehicle that deputies said hit a woman over the weekend. A deputy found a woman lying in the road Saturday outside a Monticello bar. 

Around 11 p.m. on Nov. 17, a deputy was driving near the intersection of West Shafer Drive and White Point Drive to another call when he found the woman in the roadway. The woman, 21-year-old Shawnrenee Hunt of Delphi, said a vehicle had hit her while she was walking across the street. Witnesses said Hunt parked her vehicle across from a saloon and was walking inside when the crash happened.

Witnesses told deputies the suspect vehicle was a white or light colored SUV/Crossover type and sped off north on West Shafer Drive. Deputies said the vehicle will likely have front-end damage on the driver's saide.

Hunt was taken to IU Health White Memorial Hospital and later taken to Methodist Hospital in Indianapolis. 

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