Lakewood hit and run suspect taken into custody

Andrew Fraieli
afraieli@coloradocommunitymedia.com
Posted 9/30/22

Lakewood Police Department has located the suspect for a hit and run that occurred the night of Sept. 29 by West Colfax Ave and Kendall Street leaving one woman, a pedestrian, dead.

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Lakewood hit and run suspect taken into custody

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Lakewood Police Department has located the suspect for a hit and run that occurred the night of Sept. 29 by West Colfax Ave and Kendall Street leaving one woman, a pedestrian, dead.

The police department identified the car with surveillance footage on the night of the incident and located the suspect — Irene Lonnie Martinez, 55, of Aurora — and the vehicle on the morning of Sept. 30, according to Lakewood Police Public Information Officer John Romero.

She was taken into custody and is being held at the Jefferson County jail for “suspicion of Leaving the Scene of an Accident Involving Death,” said Romero.

The name of the victim is not currently being released.

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