West Memphis Police Searching for Driver in Hit & Run Death

JANUARY 5, 2005 - Posted at 3:48 p.m. CST

WEST MEMPHIS, AR - Police in West Memphis are searching for the driver of a hit & run vehicle that killed a local woman on New Year's Day.

Authorities say 59-year-old Alberta Wade of West Memphis was hit and dragged several blocks by a car on South Ninth Street.  The victim died on her way to the hospital.

Funeral services for Alberta Wade are set for Saturday in West Memphis.