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Fatal hit-and-run crash - Orange

Monday, 29 May 2017 12:17:41 PM

Police are investigating, after a woman died in a fatal hit-and-run crash in Orange last night.

About 10.20pm (Sunday 28 May 2017), emergency services were called to Summer Street, near the intersection of Hill Street, after the body of a woman was located on the road by a passing motorist.

Officers attended and located the body of a 36-year-old woman.

A crime scene was established and investigations commenced.

Initial investigations suggest the woman walked from a nearby motel, before she was struck by a vehicle.

The driver of the vehicle allegedly failed to stop, following the crash.

At this stage no witnesses have been identified and no description of the car involved in the crash is available.

Officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are appealing for anyone with information, or anyone who witnessed the crash to come forward.

Police are urging anyone with information on the incident to call Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000 or use the Crime Stoppers online reporting page: Information you provide will be treated in the strictest of confidence. We remind people they should not report crime information via our social media pages.