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Search continues for driver after fatal hit-and-run

A fatal accident on Detroit's west side on Sunday night took the life of a pedestrian as she attempted to cross the street with her groceries. The motorist who struck her did not stop and immediately fled the scene. A witness followed the car to a nearby gas station, local law enforcement authorities are reviewing surveillance footage from that business in an attempt to identify the driver.

The woman was crossing the street at about eight o'clock in the evening when she was hit. The initial impact knocked the woman onto the hood of the car. She was carried on the hood for 50 or 60 feet before finally hitting the pavement.

A Detroit police officer hypothesized that the driver likely had some sort of outstanding warrant or revoked license. The officer suggested that the driver decided to leave the severely injured woman to die in the street rather than face the potential consequences from the accident or any existing legal issues. In an already tragic and unfortunate situation, this driver's apparent attempt to avoid responsibility for his actions only makes the situation worse for the family and friends of the woman who lost her life.

Regardless of whether a driver flees a pedestrian accident or not, individuals who are struck by a car while on foot face a substantial risk of serious injury or death. Drivers are responsible for paying close attention to their surroundings to ensure that they do not put others at an unreasonable risk of injury.

Source: My Fox Detroit, Channel 2 News "Deadly Hit and Run Accident on Detroit's West Side," Roop Raj, Sept. 19, 2011

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