Elmway Street Crash Kills Charmayne Lazard of Okanogan
Okanogan, WA (August 10, 2021) – On Sunday, 36-year-old Charmayne Lazard of Okanogan died in a hit-and-run crash on Elmway Street.
Investigating officers said Lazard was sitting in northbound lane of the 2300 block area, wherein the speed-limit is 45 miles-per-hour.
“The vehicle that struck her didn’t remain on the scene, so we are investigating this as a felony hit-and-run,” says an officer.
Reports said a video from a residential security camera shows the involved vehicle is a small white or silver passenger truck.
The authorities are still investigating this fatal crash and why Lazard was sitting in the roadway.
Meanwhile, please contact the Okanogan County Sheriff’s Office at (509)422-723 if you have further details about this crash.
We at Sweet Lawyers would like to send our condolences to the loved ones of Charmayne Lazard. May you find courage during this time of sorrow.
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