Wenatchee Hit and Run Victim’s Plea for Help

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WENATCHEE, WA.- A Wenatchee man is hurting both physically and financially after he was victimized by a hit and run driver while walking in a cross walk on the south side of town. He’s now asking the community for help as he recovers from his injuries. Steve Hair reports for NCWLIFE News.

47 year old Shawn Goldy suffered multiple broken bones when he was struck by an unlicensed driver at the intersection of South Mission Street and Ferry Street. The suspect was never found leaving police with few if any leads and leaving the victim crippled and nearly destitute. Goldy spoke with NCWLIFE News about the fateful day on December 15th of last year when he was injured.

Police say their investigation has gone cold. They have identified the possible driver who has five outstanding arrest warrants but they have not developed any leads as to his whereabouts.

Goldy cannot return to his job at Walmart and says he trying to squeak by with what limited income he has available. His mother set up a Go Fund Me account with a fundraising goal of $8,000.

 

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Steve Hair is a 40-year veteran broadcast journalist who comes to NCW LIFE TV after a long career in radio. Steve and his wife Lynette and their three sons moved to the Wenatchee Valley from Central California in 1992. Steve served as News Director for KPQ News where he covered a multitude of stories of importance to North Central Washington, including two of Washington State’s largest wildfires. During his radio career Steve has received many awards from organizations such as the Associated Press, (Sacramento and Seattle Bureaus) The Washington State Farm Bureau, and the California Medical Association. Steve is a sports addict. Time off usually finds him sprawled out on the couch watching the Seahawks, Mariners or anything that prevents him from doing house chores.