PHOENIX, AZ – A 61-year-old woman died Tuesday morning after a vehicle struck her in the roadway of a busy intersection before fleeing the scene, reports Fox 10 Phoenix.
Police say the incident happened around 3:45 a.m. near the intersection of West Jackson Street and South 26th Avenue, which is just west of I-17.
The investigation thus far indicates that the woman was lying in the roadway when a dark-colored sedan struck her.
The victim, whom authorities identified as Kathleen McGuire, died at the scene of the accident.
A full investigation is underway.
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