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Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Anambra auto crash

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A woman has reportedly died on Wednesday after she was knocked down by a reckless driver in Onitsha, Anambra State.

The driver, whose identity could not be ascertained allegedly knocked down the woman while she was crossing the expressway at the Okpoko junction in the city.

“The vehicle was on top speed and fled after knocking the woman down,” an eyewitness said.

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The Anambra State Sector Public Education Officer of the Federal Road Safety Corps, Pascal Anigbo confirmed the incident to our correspondent.

He said the victim was rushed to the Toronto Hospital, Onitsha by her parents, before the arrival of the FRSC rescue team from Upper Iweka Unit Command.

He added that the woman was declared dead on arrival at the hospital, adding that her remains had been deposited at the morgue.

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