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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. (Published Wednesday, Feb. 27, 2013)

    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.

    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.