Bronx hit and run leaves 27-year-old woman dead

September 16, 2013 11:00:35 AM PDT
Police are looking for the driver of a vehicle that fatally struck a 27-year-old woman in the Bronx early Sunday.

The incident happened around 5 a.m. at the intersection of Evergreen Avenue and Bruckner Boulevard.

Responding officers found the woman, identified as Maria Dulce-Valencia, unconscious and unresponsive with trauma about the body, lying on the roadway.

EMS was present at the location, and pronounced the victim dead on arrival at the scene.

The investigation revealed the woman was attempting to cross Evergreen when a black sedan, traveling westbound on the service road of Bruckner Boulevard, struck the woman and fled the scene prior to arrival of police.

Police have charged 19-year-old David Rojas for leaving the accident scene that resulted in death.