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Letter carrier dies after Portsmouth hit-and-run; Reward of up to $50,000 offered for information leading to arrest

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Posted at 2:15 PM, Oct 01, 2020
and last updated 2020-10-01 15:06:51-04

PORTSMOUTH, Va. - A hit-and-run tragically took the life of a US Postal Service letter carrier on Wednesday.

Officials said Margaret White died around 5:30 p.m. Her family has been notified.

Police said the 44-year-old was crossing Airline Boulevard when she was hit by a vehicle just before 11 a.m.

Police are looking for the driver of a black Dodge Journey that flagged down an officer about the crash. They are asking for the public to share any images from Alexander's Corner to Rodman Avenue between 10:45 a.m. and 11 a.m. Tuesday.

The United States Postal Inspection Service is offering a reward of up to $50,000 to anyone with information that could lead to an arrest.