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Police Investigating Fatal Hit and Run Collision on Aurora

Detectives are investigating after a motorist struck and killed a woman in a wheelchair in an early Monday morning hit and run collision in Licton Springs.

At 4:32 a.m., police responded to a collision in the 9800 block of Aurora Avenue North. The driver of a vehicle traveling south on Aurora struck a woman in a wheelchair and then continued southbound, fleeing the scene. Seattle Fire Department medics treated the 44-year-old woman at the scene and eventually transported her to Harborview Medical Center, where she later died from her injuries.

Detectives with the Traffic Collision Investigation Squad will investigate this incident. Anyone with information about this fatal collision should call the SPD Tip Line at (206) 233-5000.