Car involved in hit-and-run that killed elderly man caught on camera

LAKEWOOD - The car a woman was driving when she hit and killed an elderly man on July 27 was caught on camera. 

Lakewood Police believe the car is a Ford Focus S. There may also be old damage to the left rear bumper area. The vehicle was last seen headed eastbound on Florida Avenue.  

The victim, Rick Stern was walking on the east side of South Wadsworth Boulevard, just north of West Florida Avenue on July 27 right after noon according to the police. 

The man was struck by the car as it exited onto northbound Wadsworth from a convenience store parking lot.

After the collision, the vehicle stopped momentarily before fleeing. Stern was transported to a local hospital where he died the next day.

Witnesses say the driver was a woman who is possibly Asian or Hispanic, in her 20s or 30s with dark hair with light streaks. At the time, her hair was in a ponytail.

Anyone with information is urged to call the Lakewood Police Department at 303-987-7111 or Crime Stoppers at 720-913-STOP (7867).

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