West Palm Beach, FL (July 10, 2023) – News stations have learned new information on the fatal hit-and-run of a 23-year-old pedestrian.
According to the West Palm Beach Police Department (WPBPD), the collision happened at about 4:50 a.m. on July 8, 2023.
Palm Beach resident Madison Gerhard was hit by a westbound vehicle as she crossed 45th Street on west of I-95.
Gerhard was thrown almost 50 feet in the air by the crash, landing in the outside right turn lane next to a RaceTrac fueling station.
The West Palm Beach Police Department reports that the woman died instantaneously.
Investigations are currently ongoing.