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Woman killed in hit-and-run on 8 Mile Road in Southfield

Victim identified as 44-year-old Lashawn Renee Dawson

SOUTHFIELD, Mich. – A woman was killed early Tuesday morning in a hit-and-run on 8 Mile Road in Southfield, police said. 

Police said 44-year-old Lashawn Renee Dawson was hit by a driver in the westbound lanes around 2:45 a.m., and the driver didn't stop. 

Police said they are interviewing witnesses -- but have not yet released any descriptions of the driver or vehicle they are looking for. The vehicle would have front-end damage. 

Anyone with information on the incident is asked to call the the Southfield Police Department at 248-796-5500.