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News: Albuquerque police investigating death of pedestrian struck by hit-and-run driver

ALBUQUERQUE, NM – Police in Albuquerque said a pedestrian died after being struck by a hit-and-run truck driver last week, according to the Albuquerque Journal.

Investigators said the victim was a woman who was hit Wednesday by a semi tractor-trailer. It happened along Interstate 40 westbound near the ramp for Fourth Street at about 4 a.m.

The woman, whose identity was not immediately released, was pronounced dead at the scene.  The driver continued west onto I-40 without stopping to help, police said.

It was not clear whether drugs or alcohol were a factor in the incident.  Police are continuing their investigation into the fatal crash.

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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.