DUNCANVILLE, TX – An elderly woman in a wheelchair was fatally struck by a hit-and-run driver in Duncanville Tuesday night.

According to a report by CBS DFW, the woman was hit during a heavy rain storm at about 7:40 p.m. in the area of East Wheatland Road and South Cockrell Hill Road.

First responders pronounced the unidentified woman dead at the scene.

No further identifying information on the driver of vehicle involved in the crash is available at this time.

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