The Grand Junction Police Department is asking the driver involved in a hit-and-run at the corner of 7th and Patterson to please come forward.

Monday morning, October 9, at roughly 6:40, a pedestrian was struck while crossing at 7th and Patterson near St. Mary's. The driver turned right off of 7th street heading west down Patterson. The vehicle and suspect are described as:

  • male driver
  • Toyota Tacoma
  • silver
  • camper shell

If you were involved, please contact the Grand Junction Police Department at (970) 242-6706, and use reference number 17-63761. Please ask to speak with Officer Donohue. For the record, Donohue and I used to lift weights together. He's a super-good guy and a true man of his word. You couldn't ask for better. Please contact him immediately.

Now for the good news. The pedestrian was not seriously hurt.