PORTLAND -- The daughter of a woman struck by a car in a hit-and-run last weekend is pleading for help to find the killer.
Nancy Schoeffler, 63, was struck around 11 p.m., Saturday on W Burnside, near SW Tichner Drive, according to Sgt. Pete Simpson of the Portland Police Bureau. She lived nearby. Her family is hoping that someone will come forward with a crucial tip to lead police to a suspect.
About ten minutes later, two women were seen arguing in the QFC parking lot just down the road and police think it was connected to the hit-and-run. Witnesses told police they were standing outside a car with front-end damage. Schoeffler's daughter Solara said the family is struggling in disbelief.
She has so much love, she loved everybody, she was a mom to all and she really loved children and elderly people, Solara said.
Schoeffler often helped care for elderly neighbors and Solara thinks that may be why she was out so late that night.
I'm still in shock... it's been rough, Solara said. She was full of love and life and just the most amazing person ever.
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The two women who are persons of interest in the case were described as being in their mid- to late-20s, with blond hair, short and stocky builds and wearing baseball caps with a Portland Timbers logo on them.
Their car was a black Honda Accord sedan with damage on the hood and probably has a shattered windshield, too, police said.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or may know the identities of the women was asked to call 9-1-1.
(Correction: Police originally said they thought the suspect vehicle was blue in color, as stated in a previous kgw.com report, then changed the color to black.)
(KGWreporter Mark Hanrahan contributed to this report.)