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Two flee scene of fatal Fort Worth traffic wreck

A Fort Worth woman died early Sunday from injuries she suffered in a two vehicle crash, Fort Worth police said. Two people involved in the wreck fled the scene.
A Fort Worth woman died early Sunday from injuries she suffered in a two vehicle crash, Fort Worth police said. Two people involved in the wreck fled the scene. McClatchy Co.

A woman was killed early Sunday in a two-vehicle crash on a city street and two people involved in the wreck fled the scene, police said.

The victim was identified as Cecilia Palos De Valdez, 56, who was pronounced dead at a local hospital shortly after the accident, according to the Tarrant County medical examiner’s website.

Patrol officers responded to a major accident call at 12:06 a.m. Sunday in the 2600 block of Azle Avenue.

Preliminary police reports indicated that a red pickup and a black car collided on Azle Avenue and ended up on a curb.

Palos De Valdez was a passenger in one of the vehicles, police said.

Police did not release any other details on the wreck.

Domingo Ramirez Jr.: 817-390-7763, @mingoramirezjr

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