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Woman killed in Manhattan hit-and-run, police say

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Posted at 11:52 AM, Aug 02, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-02 17:49:03-04

CHELSEA, Manhattan — Police are looking for a driver who struck a pedestrian in Manhattan Sunday morning and then took off, according to the NYPD.

A 29-year-old woman was crossing the street near West 23rd Street and Seventh Avenue in Chelsea when she was hit by a minivan around 5:10 a.m., police said.

The van then fled the scene, according to police.

The woman was pronounced dead at a hospital, police said.

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