HARLEM, Manhattan — Police are looking for the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run in Harlem early Sunday.
Just after midnight, Mercedes Dearmas, 61, was attempting to cross West 113th Street when a silver sedan driving up Adam Clayton Powell, Jr. Boulevard struck her and fled the scene, police said.
The Dearmas was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
No arrests have been made as the NYPD’s Collision Investigation Squad continues to investigate.
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