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60-year-old woman dies after hit by vehicle while crossing the street in Detroit

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Posted at 5:20 PM, Aug 08, 2020
and last updated 2020-08-08 17:20:46-04

DETROIT (WXYZ) — Detroit police are investigating a fatal accident in the area of Greenfield and Joy Road.

On Aug. 7, 2020 around 7:35 p.m. , an unknown driver of a gray utility truck, was turning north on Greenfield from Joy Road when they allegedly struck a 60-year-old woman as she was walking across the street.

Police say after the incident, the driver of the vehicle continued driving and failed to stop.

The victim was taken to a local hospital where she was pronounced deceased.

The vehicle is described as a 4-door gray utility truck possibly a Chevy Silverado with two tool boxes in the bed.

Suspect is unknown at this time, police say.

Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Fatal Squad at 313-596-2280 or Crime Stoppers at 1-800-Speak Up.