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Teen dies after Norfolk hit-and-run crash, police investigate

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Posted at 5:32 PM, Jan 10, 2021
and last updated 2021-01-11 09:49:21-05

NORFOLK, Va. - A 15-year-old was killed after a hit-and-run crash that happened Sunday afternoon.

Police say they are investigating after a call came in for a crash at 3:45 p.m., in the 2900 block of Leo Street.

Police said their preliminary investigation revealed that the driver of a Mercedes SUV ran a stop sign and hit another vehicle. The driver and passengers of the Mercedes SUV ran from the scene before police arrived, according to police.

The 15-year-old victim was taken to Sentara Norfolk General Hospital where she was later pronounced deceased as a result of her injuries.

Police are investigating and ask if you have any information that can help to call the Norfolk Crime Line at 1-888-LOCK-U-UP or submit a tip using the P3Tips mobile app.

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