The victim sustained "serious injuries" and was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the reckless driver, who at the time this article was published, has yet to be caught.

 

One Dead, Police Search for Driver After Albany Hit-and-Run

Sirens were screaming through parts of downtown Albany on Wednesday afternoon as first responders rushed to aid a woman struck by a hit-and-run driver just a few blocks from the Palace Theatre.

Where was the accident?

According to the Albany Police Department, police are "currently investigating" a pedestrian auto crash that occurred on Clinton Avenue near North Swan Street."

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A 31-year-old woman was struck by a vehicle near that intersection which fled the scene.

The Albany Police say that a 31-year-old woman died, and investigators did not release the woman's name.

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They say the victim sustained "serious injuries" and was pronounced deceased at the scene as a result of the reckless driver, who at the time this article was published, has yet to be caught.

The APD announced that Clinton Avenue is closed from Lark Street to North Hawk Street until further notice.

The incident took place in Albany's Ten Broeck District, located just north of downtown Albany in an area known as Arbor Hill.

If you have any information, contact the Albany Police Dept, or you may report anonymously through Capital Region Crimestoppers. 

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