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Associated Press, Published October 22 2010

Elderly woman struck and killed by hit-run driver in Bloomington

BLOOMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Police are looking for the driver who struck and killed an elderly woman in Bloomington, then fled the scene.

Authorities say the 85-year-old woman was hit by a pickup truck about 7:30 p.m. Thursday while crossing a street.

Witnesses came to the woman's aid. She was taken to the Hennepin County Medical Center where she later died.

The St. Paul Pioneer Press reports the dark colored full-size pickup with a topper has front end damage. Pieces of the vehicle were found at the scene.

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