Woman killed in hit and run on UWS

November 28, 2010 5:33:45 PM PST
A woman was stuck and killed by a hit and run driver on the Upper West Side Friday.

It happened at 93rd Street and Columbus Avenue sometime around 3 p.m.

68-year-old Margaret Fisher was struck by a car that fled the scene.

Fisher was rushed to St. Luke's Hospital where she was later died.

Police say a Good Samaritan chased after the car driven by 24-year-old Jessica Altruz.

Altruz came to a stop a block later.

Altruz was arrested and charged with leaving the scene of an accident.

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