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Yorktown police seek driver in deadly hit-and-run on East Main Street

The body of a 73-year-old woman was found yesterday evening.

JEFFERSON VALLEY - Yorktown police are looking for the driver in a hit-and-run that left 73-year-old Georgia Turner dead.

Authorities say they found Turner at about 6 p.m. Thursday near the driveway of her home on East Main Street. They say Turner was then taken to the hospital, where she was pronounced dead.

Police say there were no witnesses to the incident, so there is no description of the driver or the vehicle, but they were at the scene Friday trying to gather evidence.

Friends of Turner say she parked her SUV along East Main Street during the winter months because the driveway leading up to her home frequently became very icy. They believe she parked there last night and started to make the trek toward her house, but was hit by a driver who kept going as soon as she made it to her mailbox.

Crime Stoppers is offering a reward of up to $2,500 for information that leads to an arrest.

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