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Woman Severely Injured in Newark Hit-and-Run Pedestrian Strike

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By: Richard L. Smith 

Authorities in Newark are on the search for the driver of a vehicle strike struck a woman in the city's Central Ward and then fled the scene. 

It happened this afternoon near the intersection of Central Avenue and South 7th Street. 

Newark Police and EMS found the unidentified woman suffering severe injuries after a vehicle described as a light or silver-colored Chevy struck the victim and sped away. 

The woman was transported to University Hospital for treatment for trauma while Newark Police taped off the intersection for the accident investigation. 

No other injuries were rpeorted.