Police in East Brookfield, MA., are seeking the driver of an SUV who struck and killed Lisa Germain, of Worcester, Sunday night as she walked to her vehicle. The hit-and-run occurred in the center of town on Rt. 9, police say.
Germain, 54, was transported from the scene to Harrington Hospital in Southbridge where she was later pronounced dead.
At about 6 p.m. Sunday night, police received a 9-1-1 call from patrons across the street at the bar Germain had just left. When officers arrived, they found her on the ground near her own vehicle with what are described as “blunt trauma injuries.” “Wasn’t a real solid hit, may have been a grazing type of hit. She did strike her own vehicle which she was coming up to at the time, caused a large dent on her vehicle,” explained Lt. Gregoire. source
“Vehicle description is a dark colored small SUV. Like a Ford Escape. May have some front damage on the right hand side, passenger side,” noted Lt. Gregoire.
Police say they are currently reviewing surveillance video from local businesses.
Anyone with any information is asked to call the East Brookfield Police Department at 508-867-6130 or call dispatcher at 508-867-1170.
According to her Facebook page, Germain was a breast cancer survivor:
Our thoughts and prayers are with family and friends at this difficult time.