Hartford Police Investigate Fatal Hit and Run Crash

Morgan Cunningham
September 05, 2018 - 11:42 pm

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HARTFORD, CONN (WTIC Radio) - A 47-year-old woman who was struck by a hit-and-run driver Wednesday night in Hartford died Thursday morning, said police. 

Authorities say the woman, identified as Chante Tucker of Hartford, was struck by a car at the intersection of Albany Avenue and Garden Street shortly before 11 p.m. Tucker was taken to St. Francis Hospital and Medical Center, where she died shortly after 8:30 a.m. Thursday, said police.

Police say the vehicle that hit the victim was a white four-door sedan, possibly a 2008-2012 Chevrolet Malibu.

It fled the scene, headed west on Albany Avenue.

Police continue to investigate.