Woman, 24, Killed In Hit-And-Run In Delaware County

CHESTER, Pa. (CBS) — Delaware County authorities are investigating a deadly hit-and-run in Chester.

A 24-year-old woman’s body was found near W. 9th and Hayes Street around 7:30 a.m. Tuesday.

Authorities say they arrived with paramedics to find the woman, from Boothwyn, unresponsive.

Paramedics pronounced the victim dead at the scene.

Police describe the striking vehicle as a black Nissan Sedan, with heavy front-end damage, last seen heading eastbound on West 9th Street at a high rate of speed.

A vehicle fitting the description was found on the 2100 block of West 6th Street and was towed by city and county detectives who are now investigating the case.

Anyone with information is asked to contact Chester Detective Lawrence Weigand at 610-447-8426 or CID Sgt. William Gordon at 610-891-4700.

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