34-Year-Old Scooter Rider Dead after Hit-and-Run Crash on Taylor Street

SAN FRANCISCO, CA (May 6, 2022) – Sunday evening, medics pronounced Rosalyn Barnett dead after a hit-and-run crash on Turk Street.

Police responded to the scene around 8:30 p.m., at the intersection of Turk and Taylor Street.

According to reports, the woman was riding a scooter in the area when the driver of a vehicle struck her under unknown circumstances.

Upon impact, the involved driver fled the scene without rendering aid to the pedestrian.

Paramedics arrived and transported the female victim to a hospital with life-threatening injuries. Medics later pronounced 34-year-old Barnett, of San Francisco dead at the hospital.

The suspect’s vehicle was described as a black unknown model, according to a police report. At this time, authorities are yet to determine if drugs and/or alcohol played a role in the incident.

San Francisco Officials continue to investigate the fatal hit-and-run crash at this time.


The team at Sweet James sends out their heartfelt sympathies to the friends and family of Rosalyn Barnett who are grieving over the loss of their loved one.


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