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One injured, one killed in highway hit and run

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — Two people were hit by a motorist on the Playa-Puerto Morelos highway early Saturday morning leaving one injured and one dead.

Emergency 911 reported receiving notice of the accident around 3:00 a.m. from someone who said they saw a couple lying on the central ridge of the highway near a hotel. Police and paramedics arrived and were able to interview the woman, however, the man was pronounced on scene.

The woman, who was identified as Elizabeth Pablo, was taken to hospital. The man has been identified as Santiago Hernández Domínguez. There were no details about the accident, only that the driver of the vehicle who hit them did not stop.