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Elderly woman killed in hit and run

1 year 6 months 3 weeks ago March 30, 2015 Mar 30, 2015 Monday, March 30 2015 March 30, 2015 7:38 AM in News
Source: Associated Press
By: Caroline McDougall

NEW ORLEANS - Police say a 71-year-old woman was killed when a motorist hit her while she was crossing a street with her walker early Sunday morning.

Authorities were searching for the driver of the vehicle who fled the scene. The woman was hit at about 3:25 a.m.

Police say the vehicle was going fast when it struck the woman. The driver was in an early model burnt-orange colored Ford Mustang. Police say the vehicle was damaged in the front after it struck the woman.

The victim's name was not immediately released.

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