Police release name of woman killed in hit-and-run on Clifford Ave

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UPDATE: Police say Yoeun Nhong, 52 of Rochester, is the name of the woman who died in the hit-and-run on Sunday night.

ROCHESTER, N.Y. — Rochester Police say a woman was struck by a car and killed on Sunday night as she was walking on Clifford Avenue just west of Clinton Avenue.

RPD says the driver left the scene. Officers responded around 10:30 p.m. and found a woman in her 50s lying in the street with major injuries to her upper body. An ambulance rushed her to Strong Hospital where she died a short time later.

A preliminary investigation determined the woman may have been struck as she was crossing Clifford Avenue.

RPD is working to identify the driver who fled. Anyone with information can send an anonymous tip to 911, the RPD Major Crimes Unit at 585-428-7157, Crime Stoppers at 585-423-9300, or email MajorCrimes@cityofrochester.gov.