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Polk County Sheriff's Traffic Homicide deputies are seeking information about a fatal hit and run crash that killed a Wahneta woman on Tuesday, June 3, 2008.

Sometime between the hours of 5:00 and 6:00 a.m. that morning on 1st Street West in Wahneta, about 1/2 mile off Snively Avenue, a car heading westbound struck and killed 56-year-old Piedad Macedo as she was heading westbound in her wheelchair on the side of the road. The car fled the scene. The car has been tentatively identified as an early to mid 1990’s model Toyota Corolla or Camry, silver or light blue in color.

Anyone with information about this incident is urged to contact the Polk County Sheriff’s Office at 1-800-226-0344 or (863) 533-0344. 


Anyone with information who wants to REMAIN ANONYMOUS and be eligible for a CASH REWARD is asked to call HEARTLAND CRIME STOPPERS AT 1-800-226-TIPS or log onto to submit your tip via the web. For a secure and password protected mobile app for your smart device, go to the app store and download the free “P3tips” mobile app. No caller ID, no recorded lines, no tracking cookies, no saved IP addresses. Anonymity is Guaranteed!!

Media Contact:
Eleazer, Carrie
                                                Date: 6/11/2008