Woman killed in apparent hit-and-run in Belmont Central

Officers found her on the ground unresponsive in the 6000 block of West Grand Avenue.

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A woman was killed in an apparent hit-and-run Thursday night in Belmont Central on the Northwest Side, according to Chicago police.

Officers found Miriam Margoth Grande, 75, on the ground unresponsive in the 6000 block of West Grand Avenue about 8:10 p.m., police and the Cook County medical examiner’s office said.

She was taken to Loyola Hospital with head and body trauma, and was pronounced dead, police said.

Officers say she appeared to be struck by a car that was no longer at the scene.

The incident was currently classified as a hit-and-run but may change as detectives investigate, officials said.

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