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Police identify woman killed in Holmesburg hit-and-run

Theresa M. Pozzi, 33, was killed in a hit-and-run crash on State Road in the Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia.

Police have identified a woman killed Tuesday night in a hit-and-run crash in the Holmesburg section of Northeast Philadelphia.

Theresa M. Pozzi, 33, was crossing the 8100 block of State Road, mid-block, around 5:20 p.m. in an attempt to reach a bus stop on the west side, police said.

She was struck by a dark-colored truck as it sped north on State Road, according to investigators.

Police said the vehicle, possibly a pickup or tow truck manufactured between 1987 and 1991, fled the scene.

Pozzi, of the 600 block of Kimball Street in Bella Vista, suffered critical injuries.

Medics rushed her to Aria Health Torresdale Campus, where she died shortly before 6:40 p.m.

The Philadelphia police Accident Investigation Division was continuing to probe the crash Wednesday afternoon.

Anyone with information was being asked to contact Philadelphia police.