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Woman, 80, Killed In Irwindale Hit-And-Run Accident

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IRWINDALE (CBSLA.com) — An elderly woman was killed early Friday morning in a hit-and-run accident.

The accident occurred in the area of Live Oak and Stewart avenues in Irwindale just before 6 a.m., the Los Angeles County Fire Department said.

The 80-year-old woman was in the crosswalk when she was hit, however witnesses say she may have been crossing during a green light.

Officials are looking for the suspect’s vehicle, a silver Toyota Echo.

“Unknown license plate and possibly driven by a female,” George Zendejas of the Irwindale Police Department said.

The victim died on the scene.

Authorities are looking for the suspect and believe the car has significant front-end damage.

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