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ANAHEIM (CBS) — Police said a 61-year-old woman crossing the street Saturday was critically injured by a hit-and-run driver in Anaheim.

KNX 1070’s Bill Cooper Reports

The woman was crossing eastbound in the north crosswalk of Harbor Boulevard at Katella Avenue about 2:10 a.m. when she was struck by a vehicle traveling north on Harbor, Sgt. Bob Dunn of the Anaheim Police Department said.

Dunn said the motorist stopped for a short time and then drove away.

The victim was taken to a trauma center with life-threatening injuries, he said.

Witnesses described the vehicle as a mid 1990s to mid 2000s white Honda Accord or Nissan Altima or Maxima.

The driver was described as a Hispanic man about 45 years old.

Anyone with information on the hit-and-run was asked to call Anaheim police at (714) 765-1900.

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