Charlotte police look for hit and run driver


    CHARLOTTE, NC (AP) — Charlotte police are looking for the person driving a pickup truck that struck and killed a woman crossing a street.

    Thirty-year-old Valerie Michelle Miranda of Charlotte died at the scene about 3 a.m. Sunday.

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    Police think Miranda was hit by a dark-colored pickup truck with dual rear wheels.

    The victim’s father, Mike Miranda, says he just wants to know what happened.

    Investigators say the woman had just finished a shift at a fast-food restaurant when she was hit.

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