SANTA MARIA – The Police Department is seeking the public’s help in an ongoing investigation into a fatal hit-and-run of a 35-year-old female that occurred over the Easter weekend.
Officers responded to a call of a person down by the side of the road in the area of Mahoney and Black Road just after 11:30 p.m. on Saturday, March 30. Upon arrival at the scene, they discovered a deceased female lying by the roadway.
Investigators believe the unidentified woman was struck by a vehicle traveling northbound on Mahoney Road, which then fled the area and continued traveling north, police said.
Police later identified the victim as 35-year-old Stacia Parlanti.
Anyone with any information regarding the fatal collision is is urged to contact the Santa Maria Police Department as soon as possible at (805) 928-3781. Anonymous tips can also be made by calling CrimeStoppers at at 1-877-800-9100.
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