A car struck a high school student near Lacey then fled. Have you seen the vehicle?

The Thurston County Sheriff’s Office is asking the public to help identify a car that struck a high school student late last month.

During the day on Sept. 30, the student was crossing in the crosswalk at Pacific Avenue Southeast at Steilacoom Road Southeast when a car struck the student and fled the scene, according to the Sheriff’s Office.

The vehicle description:

4-door sedan, possibly an early 2000s Toyota Camry or Corolla.

Brown metallic paint.

Previous damage to the car on rear passenger side.

Different hubcap on the rear passenger-side wheel.

May have damage to the passenger-side of the car.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Detective Tim English at

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Rolf has worked at The Olympian since August 2005. He covers breaking news, the city of Lacey and business for the paper. Rolf graduated from The Evergreen State College in 1990.