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Elderly woman killed in Bronx hit-and-run

Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run in the Bronx.

It happened just after 9 p.m. in the Wakefield section.

82-year-old Hilda Arocho was by a white Dodge cargo van as she was trying to cross Pitman Avenue midblock.

She was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

Investigators are searching for the driver who fled on foot.

They say the van was a rental.

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