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Woman in wheelchair dies after being hit by a car in west Phoenix

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PHOENIX (3TV/CBS 5) – Police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a woman in west Phoenix Saturday evening.

Around 6:45 p.m., Phoenix police responded to the report of a hit and run near 63rd Avenue and Palm Lane, north of McDowell Road. Officers arrived and found a woman in a wheelchair with injuries; she was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police say no contact was made with the hit-and-run vehicle as the driver left the area after the accident. Detectives are continuing to investigate this incident.