77-year-old woman killed in hit-and-run in Queens: police

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FLUSHING, Queens — A 77-year-old woman was killed by a hit-and-run driver as she walked home from church Wednesday morning in Queens, according to police and her family.

Officials found Jum Sim Yim unconscious and unresponsive on the street along Parsons Boulevard between 32nd and 33rd streets in Flushing.

According to investigators, the woman was struck by an unknown vehicle that fled the scene. Family members said they hope the driver comes forward so they can have peace.

The victim was taken to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.

The crash was captured on surveillance cameras from a nearby church. Police hope to use it to identify the driver.

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