Police ID woman slain in Kensington hit-and-run
Philadelphia police have identified the woman killed in a hit-and-run crash in Kensington on Christmas Day.
Police said 54-year-old Denise Williams, of the 5400 block of Euclid Street, died after she was run over in the driveway of a Family Dollar store on the 3100 block of Frankford Avenue shortly after 8 p.m. Tuesday.
Williams had fallen ill and was lying on the ground when a vehicle turned into the driveway and struck her, authorities said.
Witnesses told police that a Hispanic woman in her 40s got out of the driver side of the vehicle, then got back inside the car and fled.
Police described the striking vehicle as a black Dodge Charger.
Emergency responders took Williams to Temple University Hospital, where she was pronounced dead a few hours later.
Anyone who has information about the crash can call police at 215-685-3180.
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