Bernice Cornish Killed in Hit-and-run Accident in Fort Worth, TX
Fort Worth, TX -- November 3, 2022, Bernice Cornish was killed following an accident where a vehicle struck her and fled the scene.
Initial details say that the incident happened at around 7:30 p.m. along East Berry Street near the intersection of Shropshire Street. It appears that 70-year-old Bernice Cornish had just disembarked a bus and was walking. While doing so, a vehicle struck Cornish, then left the scene.
Due to the collision, Cornish succumbed to fatal injuries. Fort Worth police released images showing the suspect vehicle, described as a white or light-colored Nissan Pathfinder, likely 2000-2004 model. Investigations are ongoing.
Commentary on Bernice Cornish Hit-and-run Accident in Fort Worth
These sorts of accidents are just infuriating. A family loses a loved one, and another person is out there living their life without answer for their role in that tragedy. Usually, this is a sign someone has warrants, drugs, or was drunk driving and didn't want police to find out. The same could prove true here, though it will take finding the driver to know for sure. Steps being taken now are incredibly important as the news continues to put details in the public eye. Someone is bound to connect the dots and come forward so this woman's family can get justice.