Police: Hit-and-run driver kills woman in Garden City Park

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GARDEN CITY PARK -

Police are searching for a hit-and-run driver who struck and killed a 72-year-old woman Tuesday night while she was attempting to cross Nassau Boulevard. 

The incident took place near where Nassau Boulevard intersects with Marcus Avenue around 5:40 p.m.

The victim, identified by authorities as Catarina Didricson, was taken to a hospital where she later died from her injuries. 

Police have not yet released a description of the vehicle they are searching for. 

Detectives request anyone with information regarding the incident to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-244-TIPS.

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