1 killed in Vanier hit and run, police seek assistance to identify suspect vehicle

Ottawa police are asking for the public’s help to identify the driver of a vehicle in a hit and run on Sept. 7 that killed a 36-year-old woman.

According to police, a pedestrian suffered life-threatening injuries in the collision and later succumbed to her injuries in hospital on Friday.

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The victim, Ahshellla Huxtable, is being identified publicly at the request of her family.

Collision investigators say they are looking for a red 2013-2015 four-door Nissan Altima. The vehicle was entering the Vanier Parkway southbound.

No damage is expected to be showing on the vehicle as a result of the collision.

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Police are asking anyone with information on the driver or the location of the vehicle to contact the Ottawa Police Service collision investigation unit at 613-236-1222 ext. 2481.

Anonymous tips can be submitted by calling Crime Stoppers toll-free at 1-800-222-8477 (TIPS) or at crimestoppers.ca.