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A car driven by an unknown person fatally struck a woman Wednesday night in Antioch, before fleeing the scene, police said.

A car driven by an unknown person fatally struck a woman Wednesday night in Antioch, before fleeing the scene, police said.

Antioch police, responding to reports of a woman down in the roadway near Delta Fair Boulevard and San Jose Drive, found an unidentified Black woman in her 40’s lying motionless there just after 7:50 p.m., police said.

Officers attempted live-saving measures but the woman died at the scene, police said.

According to witnesses, the vehicle that allegedly struck the woman was seen fleeing the scene quickly, police said. The vehicle was described as white, but the make and model were unknown as of early Thursday morning, police said.

Anyone with information related to the incident is asked to call Antioch police dispatch at 925-778-2441. Tipsters may also text-a-tip to 274637 (CRIMES) using the key word ANTIOCH.

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