Farmington Hills hit and run victim dies, warrant issued

A Detroit woman struck by a vehicle in Farmington Hills died Thursday, and authorities are still looking for a 24-year-old Romulus man in connection with her death.

Terrel Dewhite Johnson
Terrel Dewhite Johnson (contributed photo)

Police say a newer model red or maroon Chrysler Town and Country traveling on eastbound Grand River, north of Eight Mile Road, struck Romonia Edwards, 22,  at around 5:20 a.m. on April 23. She was taken to Beaumont Hospital Farmington Hills, where she remained until her death.

On April 27, the Oakland County Prosecutor’s Office issued a two-count warrant for Terrel Dewhite Johnson, who faces charges of Failure to Stop at Scene of Accident Resulting in Serious Impairment or Death and Operating-License Suspended, a felony, and Revoked, Denied/Allowing Suspended Person to Operate-Second or Subsequent Offense Notice, a misdemeanor.

Johnson is Black, 6’0”, 150 lbs., with brown hair and brown eyes, and is known to frequent the southwest area of Detroit. Anyone with information about Johnson, or who may have witnessed the incident, should call the Farmington Hills Police Command Desk, 248-871-2610.