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Woman hit by car on West Gwinnett Street

SAVANNAH, GA (WTOC) -

A woman was struck by a car Thursday night while walking westbound on West Gwinnett Street near the U.S. 17 overpass.

Savannah-Chatham Metro Police said Alfreda Wright, 51, of the 2500 block of East DeRenne Avenue, was hit by an older model car at about 10:10 p.m. Thursday. She was taken to an area hospital for treatment.

The car, briefly stopped and then sped away. Witnesses alerted police and led them to the victim.

The Major Accident Investigation Team continue to investigate the incident. Anyone with information is asked to call CrimeStoppers at 912.234.2020 or text CRIMES (274637). Tipsters remain anonymous and may qualify for a cash reward.

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