ORLANDO, Fla. – Orlando police have named a person of interest in connection with a hit-and-run crash that happened on Nov. 6 that left a 24-year-old woman dead.
Police identified 48-year-old Johnnie Lee Bryant as a person of interest and are looking to speak to him, he is not a suspect in this investigation.
Investigators said the collision happened around 1 a.m. at the intersection of Magnolia Avenue and East Washington Street when a black Dodge Challenger with a Florida tag B4MSF blew through a red light and struck Lauren Winston.
Winston was taken to hospital with life-threatening injuries and later died.
Records show Bryant has a history of moving violations dating back to 2012. In 2013 the 48-year-old was arrested for driving without a license and arrested in 2016 for fleeing and eluding law enforcement.
Investigators have offered a $5,000 reward to anyone with any information on the crash or the identity of the driver. They urge anyone with information on Bryant’s whereabouts to contact CRIMELINE at 1-800-423-TIPS.