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News: Albuquerque police investigating hit-and-run crash that killed pedestrian

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – The Albuquerque Police Department says it is investigating a fatal hit-and-run crash involving a pedestrian that occurred early Thursday morning.

In a news release, police said officers responded to the scene at the intersection of Girard Boulevard SE and Vail Avenue SE at about 4 a.m. An investigation determined that a pedestrian was crossing Girard Boulevard from west to east and was struck by a gray older model sedan that was headed north on Girard Street. The pedestrian, whose identity was not released, was pronounced dead at the scene.

Police said the driver of the sedan fled the scene going north after the crash. It is not yet known whether speed or alcohol were contributing factors in the incident.

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While pursuing a major in history and French at Rice University in the early 1990s, I spent a year studying at La Sorbonne in Paris in 1991. I received my B.A. from Rice University in 1993 and continued to focus on writing — mostly fiction and plays — for a year before entering New Mexico University School of Law. Since then, my team has helped to recover more than $100 million for our clients. Though my firm has grown quickly to fill the legal needs of our community, it has retained its focus on providing excellent service to clients.