Woman Dies in Wheaton Hit-and-Run

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    Police distribute fliers in a Wheaton, Md., neighborhood after a woman was struck and killed on the way home from work. News4's Chris Gordon reports.

    Police are investigating a fatal hit-and-run collision that occured in Wheaton Tuesday night.

    Marlyn Eres Ali, 53, was crossing Connecticut Avenue at Everton Street when she was struck by a southbound vehicle, authorities said.

    Woman Dies in Wheaton Hit-and-Run

    [DC] Woman Dies in Wheaton Hit-and-Run
    Marlyn Eres Ali was fatally struck by a vehicle as she was crossing the street near the intersection of Connecticut Avenue and Everton Street. The driver fled the scene.

    The driver fled the scene.

    Ali was found nearby around 8:15 p.m. and was transported to Suburban Hospital, where she later died from her injuries. However, she may have been hit as early as 7 p.m., which is around the time she usually returned from her job as a nanny in the District, reported News4's Chris Gordon.

    Police canvassed the area Wednesday evening in search of witnesses.

    Investigators believe the striking vehicle was a late 1990s or early 2000s Toyota Corolla of unknown color with damage to the right front corner.

    Anyone with information should contact the the Collision Reconstruction Unit at 240-773-6620 or Crime Solvers of Montgomery County at 866-411-TIPS/8477. Crime Solvers is offering a $10,000 reward for information that leads to an arrest or indictment. Callers may remain anonymous.

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