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Australia Young woman killed in Alice Springs 'hit-and-run', police searching for white ute

07:31  05 january  2018
07:31  05 january  2018 Source:   abc.net.au

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Australia: Young woman killed in Alice Springs ' hit - and - run ', police - au.pressfrom.com. A young woman has been killed after a hit and run at Milperra - Police are searching for the driver of a white ute @9NewsSyd @TheTodayShow pic.twitter.com/NUUwdeJXK6.

An 18-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a car in what police believe was a hit - and - run incident in Alice Springs . Superintendent O'Brien said detectives want to track down the owner of a white ute seen in the area.

The woman's body was found on Gap Road near Strehlow Street in Alice Springs.© Steven Schubert/ABC News The woman's body was found on Gap Road near Strehlow Street in Alice Springs. An 18-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a car in what police believe was a hit-and-run incident in Alice Springs.

Police and paramedics were called to Gap Road near Strehlow Street about 10.30pm on Thursday and found the woman's body lying on the road.

It is believed the teenager had been walking along Gap Road when she was hit by a vehicle which then left the scene.

"We believe that she's suffered some injuries there as a result of a motor vehicle running into her," Superintendent James O'Brien said.

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A 50-year-old man is arrested in relation to a hit - and - run incident that left an 18-year-old Alice Springs woman dead on the side of the road.

Police are searching for a mystery driver after a woman in her 90s was killed in a hit and run in Toowoomba last week. The impact caused the white ute to collide with a Toyota sedan travelling in the opposite direction.

"However the motor vehicle has not stopped and so that matter in particular is under investigation today with our major crash and local detectives in Alice Springs.

"Now, whether she has stepped out on to the road or not, those particulars in relation to the matter will be investigated today and a full report will be prepared for the coroner in due course."

White two-seater ute seen in the area

Superintendent O'Brien said detectives want to track down the owner of a white ute seen in the area.

"Our crime members in Alice Springs will be following through with further investigation today to try and locate the vehicle we believe may have left the scene," Superintendent O'Brien said.

"The only description we have at the moment is a white, two-seater utility."

Officers appealed for anyone in the area at the time of the incident who may have seen something to come forward by calling NT police on 131444 or Crime Stoppers.

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