East Freeway Closed for Hit and Run

Police are looking for the driver of a truck who caused a hit and run fatality on the East Freeway near Federal at around 3:30 this morning.

A woman in a car died.

Police say she had pulled off to the shoulder on I-10 and was struck from behind by the truck.  The truck flipped and landed in the median, but the driver took off on foot.

The truck is registered in Illinois.

Police expect the roadway to reopen around 8:30 am.

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