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Hit and Run Fatality: Amarillo Crime Stoppers "Crime Of The Week"

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Amarillo, TX -  Amarillo police say the victim in a hit and run accident on April 13 has passed away.

Police were dispatched at about 1:36 a.m. to a wreck at NE 20th and N Currie LN where they discovered Lucille Valverde, 65.

According to APD, the other party had fled the scene.

Valverde had been driving a 2006 Chrysler 300 eastbound on NE 20th.

A late 90's to early 2000's model Dodge Dually truck was driving southbound on Currie LN, when police said the driver of the vehicle ran a stop sign, striking the Chrysler.

The Dodge then fled the scene. 

Valverde was taken to the hospital for her non-life threatening injuries.

On May 9, 2014, APD said Valverde passed away as a result of her injuries from the wreck.

If you have any information call Amarillo Crime Stoppers at 374-4400.