FBI Albuquerque
Public Affairs Specialist Frank Fisher
(505) 889-1438
June 17, 2016

FBI Media Alert: FBI Offers Reward in Hit-and-Run Near Shiprock, New Mexico

The FBI is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman on the Navajo Nation on or about April 4, 2016.

The Native American woman’s body was found along the south shoulder of the eastbound lanes of U.S. Highway 64, near mile marker 29-1/2, approximately seven miles east of Shiprock, New Mexico.

Evidence at the site indicates the vehicle may have been a 1999-2003 Dodge Ram truck.

The victim’s body was believed to have been at the scene for several hours before being discovered by a school bus driver early on the morning of April 4.

The FBI is not disclosing the victim’s identity at this time.

Anyone with information is asked to call the FBI (24 hours) at 505-889-1300.

The FBI and Navajo Nation Division of Public Safety are investigating.

A photo of some of the crash debris is below.

Crash debris from April 4, 2016 hit-and-runThe FBI is offering a $1,000 reward for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the driver responsible for a hit-and-run crash that killed a woman on the Navajo Nation on or about April 4, 2016.