Authorities searching for hit-and-run driver after fatal crash in Antelope

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ANTELOPE, Calif. — Authorities are searching for a hit-and-run driver after a woman died from being struck by a pick-up truck while walking in Antelope Friday night.

The California Highway Patrol said the victim was walking just after 7 p.m. in the bike lane of Watt Avenue just south of Elverta Road.

Investigators said the victim, described as a woman in her 40s, was heading south on Watt Avenue before she was hit by a Dodge pick-up truck traveling northbound.

CHP said the truck left immediately after the collision.

Sacramento Fire personnel declared the woman dead at 7:21 p.m.

The Dodge pickup was last seen traveling north on Watt Avenue towards Elverta Road.

CHP investigators describe the driver’s truck as a possible red 2015-2019 half-ton Dodge RAM 1500.

The pickup truck is believed to have damage on the right front passenger side near the headlight and grille area, according to officials.

This story is developing. Check back for updates.

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