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Woman left for dead after being struck by hit and run driver

Playa del Carmen, Q.R. — A woman attempting to cross Playa del Carmen Boulevard was struck by a vehicle and left for dead after the driver fled.

The hit and run happened near the Lázaro Cárdenas del Río Taxi Drivers Union around noon Friday. Witnesses called for help and waited with the woman until emergency services arrived. She was left laying in the middle of the roadway.

The woman died on scene before the ambulance arrived. She has not been identified. An arrest in her hit and run was not made.