Tyler Phillips had been walking with his sister in the bike...

Tyler Phillips had been walking with his sister in the bike lane on Granny Road near Middle Island Road in Coram when a vehicle crashed into both teens, fatally injuring him, police said. Credit: Family photo

Anyone who can help identify and locate the hit-and-run driver who fatally crashed into Tyler Phillips when the 13-year-old Medford boy was walking in a Coram bike lane with his sister on Oct. 12 could be eligible for a cash reward of up to $5,000, police said on Thursday.

The teen's injuries claimed his life on Saturday. His sister, Krystal Randolph, also was struck; her injuries were not life-threatening.

A dark-colored Chevrolet Equinox, possibly made between 2005 and 2009, that was headed west on Granny Road, hit the pair at about 7:25 p.m., police said.

"The vehicle’s front passenger headlight is damaged and there is damage to the front passenger bumper. The side view front passenger mirror is broken," police added.

To submit an anonymous tip, call 800-220-8477, use a mobile app that can be downloaded through the App Store or Google Play by searching P3 Tips, or go online at P3Tips.com. All calls, text messages and emails are confidential, according to police.

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