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Woman killed in North Hollywood hit-and-run identified as Sun Valley resident, 57


LOS ANGELES — Los Angeles County authorities say a woman killed in a hit-and-run crash has been identified as a 57-year-old Sun Valley resident.

The coroner's office says Melva Chapman died at the scene of the crash Friday night in the North Hollywood area.

Witnesses say Chapman was hit by a Toyota pickup. Police say the driver left without stopping to help the woman.

The Daily News reports ( no arrests have been made and no suspects have been named.

Information from: (Los Angeles) Daily News,

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