UPDATE: Drivers of fatal hit and run in Warsaw last week have been identified

Warsaw Police Department

WARSAW, Ind. -- UPDATE: The female killed in the collision has been identified as Prescilla De Barros Irmao, 37 years of age, of Wasaga Beach, Ontario in Canada. 

Through investigation, detectives have identified a juvenile driver and juvenile passenger that were in the other vehicle, a Subaru B9 Tribeca. The identification of these subjects will be held based on their age. This is still an active investigation.

ORIGINAL:The Warsaw Police Department reports on Tuesday around 3:19 a.m., officers along with other first responders were dispatched to a serious crash at Detroit Street and Winona Avenue (S.R. 15).

Upon arrival, authorities found a 2021 Jeep overturned in the roadway adjacent to Winona Avenue in front of the Site of Cowen Grove Seminary historical marker, and a 2006 Subaru B9 Tribeca with damage to the driver’s side, closer to Jefferson Street.

The driver of the Jeep, identified as an adult woman, was pronounced dead at the scene by the Kosciusko County Coroner. 

The Subaru's driver fled the scene prior to the arrival of first responders.

Police say while there are no known witnesses to the crash, preliminary evidence suggests the Jeep was driving south on S.R. 15 when the driver struck the Subaru which was travelling north.

The Jeep's registration shows it's out of a Canadian province.

The coroner’s office is in the process of notifying the victim's family. 

The driver's identity is being withheld pending notification.

S.R. 15 was shut down between Market Street and Winona Avenue until around 5:15 a.m. 

The Warsaw Police Department Detective Division is working leads on the suspect who fled.

Anyone with information or surveillance video that could help in this investigation is asked to call (574) 385-2206.

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