DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are searching for a suspect in connection to a hit-and-run crash that killed a mother over the weekend.
The suspect has been identified as Shedrica Odessa Smith. She also goes by the name Shay.
The incident happened Sunday night around 8:30 p.m. on the city's east side in the 15000 block of Manning Street near Hayes Street.
Family members told 7 Action News on Monday that the victim died a hero after pushing her son out of harm's way. She's been identified as Tiffany Watson-Vance.
Detroit police say the hit was intentional.
Investigators earlier this week were looking for a different woman who was considered a person of interest. Police said they talked to that woman and she is no longer a person of interest.
The family created a GoFundMe page to help with a proper burial.
Anyone with information is asked to contact the Detroit Police Department’s Homicide Unit at 313-596-2260. You can also provide an anonymous tip to Crimestoppers at 1-800-SPEAK UP.