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Fatal hit and run in Vancouver

Fatal hit and run in Vancouver

Sunday around 8:00 p.m. Vancouver Police responded to a hit and run collision at NE 72nd Avenue/NE Vancouver Mall Drive.

According to witnesses, three pedestrians were walking northbound on NE 72nd in the crosswalk when a pickup heading southbound on NE 72nd Avenue turned eastbound at a high rate of speed onto NE Vancouver Mall Drive and hit the pedestrians in the crosswalk.

The victim who was found deceased at the scene has been identified at Raisa Mosh, 45, of Vancouver. Vancouver Police were notified Monday that the second victim, Irina Gardinant, 28, of Vancouver did not survive her injuries. The third pedestrian was a 12 year old relative of Mosh, was not injured.

The suspect vehicle is a white older Toyota, possibly a Tundra, with front end damage that will have some missing grill features. Police are also actively looking for black pickup that also left the scene and may have struck one or more of the victims as well.

The Vancouver Police Department Traffic Unit is investigating and anyone with information on this collision, or that was a witness to the collision, is asked to call 911 or the Vancouver Police Tip Line at (360) 487-7399.

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