Woman dead after hit-and-run on Clifford Avenue in Rochester

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ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WROC) — A woman is dead after a hit-and-run crash on Clifford Avenue on Monday in the City of Rochester.

According to the Rochester Police Department, officers were called to the area of Clifford Avenue at Hudson Avenue around 9:25 p.m.

According to RPD, the investigation has revealed a woman was crossing Clifford Avenue between Hudson Avenue and North Street with a group of four to six other people.

The striking vehicle was traveling west on Clifford Avenue when it struck a 20-year-old Nyasia Walker of Rochester in the middle of the street and continued traveling westbound.

When police arrived, they found Walker suffering from critical injuries. She was taken to the University of Rochester Medical Center where she was pronounced dead a short time after arrival.

None of the other people with the victim were injured. The striking vehicle left the scene without stopping.

“Major Crimes Investigators are in the process of determining if this is a tragic accident, or if there is criminal conduct that occurred. Anybody with information on this fatality, or who comes across a vehicle with extensive front end damage is asked to call 911, the Major Crimes Unit at (585) 428-7157, Crime Stoppers at (585) 423-9300, or email MajorCrimes@cityofrochester.gov.”

This is a developing story. Check back for updates.

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