KC police identify woman who died following hit-and-run at Truman & Main

The police have already identified a suspect and vehicle in connection with the fatal crash
Kansas City police were trying to identify this vehicle following a fatal crash that happened...
Kansas City police were trying to identify this vehicle following a fatal crash that happened Aug. 12.(Provided by the KCPD)
Published: Aug. 15, 2022 at 1:50 PM CDT
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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (KCTV) - The Kansas City, Missouri, Police Department has identified a suspect and vehicle following a fatal crash that happened Friday. Now, they have also identified the woman who died as a result of the crash.

It happened in the area of Truman Road and Main Street on Aug. 12.

The suspect vehicle (pictured) is described as being a black Chevrolet Tahoe with no front license plate, damage to the front end, and a sunroof.

A picture of the suspect was provided to the public on Aug. 16. The case report number is 22-54354. Anyone with information was asked to call Detective Smith with the KCPD’s Traffic Investigation Section at 816-949-1525. People could also anonymously call the TIPS Hotline at 816-474-TIPS.

Later on, the police stated they had identified the suspect and vehicle.

Now, on Wednesday afternoon, the police have shared the identity of the person who passed away as a result of the crash. She was 41-year-old Kameron Cobbins.

The police had provided information Saturday about the circumstances surrounding the hit-and-run.

Their investigation on Friday, Aug. 12, found that the black Chevrolet Tahoe hit a gray Subaru Outback in the area of 19th and Baltimore. Then, it left the scene without stopping. The person driving the Subaru started to follow the Chevrolet and called 911 at the same time.

Then, the Chevrolet started going at a high rate of speed.

In the area of Truman Road and Main Street, the Chevrolet hit a white Chrysler PT Cruiser that was going south on Main Street. The PT Cruiser spun around, hitting a black Jeep Wranger that was going north on Main Street.

After that, the Chevrolet Tahoe left the scene and kept going east on Truman Road.

The person driving the PT Cruiser, who we now know was Cobbins, was taken to the hospital in critical condition. Ultimately, however, Cobbins succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced deceased by hospital staff.

The passenger in the PT Cruiser and a passenger in the Jeep were both taken to the hospital in stable condition. The person driving the Jeep, a second passenger in the Jeep, the person driving the Subaru, and the passenger in the Subaru all refused medical treatment at the scene.