Police Think Dead Woman Was Struck By Vehicle

The Anderson Police Department thinks a 52-year-old woman found unresponsive on the 2200 block of West 16th Street late last week, was struck by a car. While the way Banita Mitchell died remains a mystery, police say the cause of death was blunt-force trauma. The Herald Bulletin reports officers suspected that a vehicle may have played a role in the woman’s death, based on findings at the scene.