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    Woman dies after hit-and-run crash in Somerville

    Editor’s note: The driver has turned himself in, police said. For more, click here.

    A woman was struck and killed by a hit-and-run driver in a crosswalk on Mystic Avenue in Somerville Saturday night, State Police said.

    She was taken by ambulance to Massachusetts General Hospital where she was pronounced dead.

    The woman, who is believed to be about 50 years old, was walking near Stop & Shop when she was struck, State Police said in a press release.


    The driver fled the scene. Investigators believe the vehicle involved may have been a Mercedes. “The vehicle most likely has front-end damage, probably on the passenger side,” the release said.

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    The crash remains under investigation.

    Anyone who witnessed or has information about the crash is asked to contact State Police at 508-820-2121.

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