Police looking for person who struck, killed Port St. Lucie woman in hit-and-run

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. — A 21-year-old woman struck Saturday night by what police say was a hit-and-run driver on Southwest Chapman Avenue died Monday, Port St. Lucie police said Tuesday.

Tazra Gail Gross was walking west about 10:45 p.m. Saturday near her listed address in the 200 block of Southwest Chapman Avenue when she was struck from behind by what police said could be a dark-colored Dodge Dakota.

Gross was in the roadway at the time, a report states.

Another person was next to Gross at the time of the incident, according to a police diagram of the crash released Tuesday.

Gross, who sustained a fractured skull, punctured lung and serrated liver, was taken to Lawnwood Regional Medical Center & Heart Institute in Fort Pierce. She died Monday.

Police released no other information Tuesday morning.

Anyone with information is asked to call Officer Terry Russell at 772-871-5001.

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