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Woman killed in Richmond District hit-and-run; suspect remains at large

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By Camden Avery - Published on February 27, 2019.

A 64-year-old woman died last night in a hit-and-run incident at California Street and 18th Avenue, according to police.

The woman was crossing the street shortly after 8 p.m. when she was struck by an unknown driver. She was transported to Zuckerberg San Francisco General Hospital, where she died.

Police are currently seeking any leads on a gray or silver sedan that fled the scene northbound on 19th Avenue and then east on Lake Street. The car likely has front-end or windshield damage.

Residents and businesses in the area are being asked to review CCTV footage for possible leads.

The intersection, pictured above, is one of several anomalous intersections on California Street with pedestrian crossings but no stop signs for vehicular traffic.

Anyone with information on this incident is asked to call the SFPD 24 hour tip line at 415-575-4444 or Text a Tip to TIP411 and begin the text message with SFPD. You may remain anonymous.

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