Hit and Run Causes $1000 Damage in Beatrice Friday, Suspect Still At Large

BEATRICE – At approximately 12:30 a.m. on Friday morning, a parked vehicle on Green Avenue was struck near the intersection of S. 7th Street. The driver proceeded to drive away.

Cody Beckner, the owner of the 1996 Oldsmobile CRL that was hit, saw estimated damage of $1,000 to his vehicle.

According to the accident report, a 90’s Chevrolet pickup truck that is dark colored was stopped at the stop sign located at the intersection of 7th Street and Green Avenue. He turned east onto Green Avenue and struck the front end of the Oldsmobile, causing damage to the front bumper, hood and headlights.

As of Monday afternoon, the owner of the vehicle that caused the hit and run has not been apprehended.