Woman killed, another injured in north Austin hit-and-run

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AUSTIN (KXAN) — Austin police officers are investigating a double auto-pedestrian crash that left one woman dead and sent another woman to the hospital with life-threatening injuries. The driver of the vehicle did not stop.

Austin-Travis County EMS were called to the 9000 block of Galewood Drive near US 183 around 2:57 a.m. Sunday. The women were attending a party at a nearby apartment. They were hit in an alleyway outside the apartment.

A woman in her 30s died at the scene. Another woman, also in her 30s, was taken to University Medical Center Brackenridge with critical, life threatening injuries.

Officers on scene said the death is being considered suspicious. They are looking for what they believe is a silver Honda Civic, however witness accounts on scene have been vague.

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