Milwaukee woman struck, killed by hit-and-run vehicle on Fond du Lac

A 36-year-old Milwaukee woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run vehicle on W. Fond du Lac Avenue just west of 60th Street early Saturday, Sept. 10.

Family members tell FOX6 News the victim is Tasha Davis. They are shocked and begging for her killer to turn themselves in.

"I’m frustrated because I got woken up to her gone," said Demetrius Atkins, Davis' sister.

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Officials say the suspect vehicle was traveling east on Fond du Lac when it struck the victim. That vehicle continued traveling east without stopping. 

Tiffany Johnson said the victim was crossing the street when the hit-and-run happened.

Tasha Davis

"As soon as she tried to make it, the car hit her hard. You heard it, it was loud," Johnson said. "Her shoes were way down the street," Johnson said.  

Surveillance video from a nearby hotel captured the crash.

The victim was taken to a hospital – where she later died from her injuries.

"They need to search for this car, so they can find it. What color was it, what kind of car hit her?" Atkins said. 

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Family members say Tasha Davis had bright future ahead of her.

Johnson hopes the driver is caught – as a family searches for answers through the pain.

Fatal hit-and-run crash on W. Fond du Lac Avenue just west of 60th Street, Milwaukee

"It made me feel so hurt. I was so hurt. We were praying," Johnson said.

Milwaukee police are seeking the driver of that vehicle. Anyone with any information is urged to contact Milwaukee police at 414-935-7360 or to remain anonymous, contact Crime Stoppers at 414-224-TIPS or P3 Tips.