Reward offered for arrest of suspect in hit-and-run death

FLINT TWP. — A reward of up to $2,500 is being offered by Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County for information leading to an arrest in the hit-and-run death of a 91-year-old Flint Township woman.

Helen Booth was walking near mailboxes at about 2 p.m. Aug. 22 in the area of South Valley Drive and Elms Road when she was struck by a vehicle that then fled the scene. Booth was left lying in the roadway when Flint Township police responded shortly after 2 p.m.

Booth was transported to a local hospital where she died of her injuries later that night.

Anyone with information on the incident can contact Flint Township Police Det. Alex Minto at 810-600-3250 or report an anonymous tip to Crime Stoppers of Flint and Genesee County at 800-422-JAIL, on the P3Tips app or online at

Only tips leading to a felony arrest will be eligible for the reward. — J.J.