By Anna Duckworth

OAKLAND (CBS SF)_ A woman was killed in a hit-and-run accident in East Oakland Friday morning, according to police.

Officers responded at 8:08 a.m. to a report of a woman on the ground at the intersection of 18th Avenue and East 15th Street with a possible medical emergency.

The woman appeared to have been struck and severely injured by a vehicle that had fled the scene, police said.

The woman, who has not been identified, was transported to a local hospital, where she succumbed to her injuries and was pronounced dead, according to police.

Officers canvassed the area where the woman was struck for any potential witnesses, police said.

Anyone with information about the incident has been asked to call the Oakland police traffic investigations unit at (510) 777-8570.

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