Woman dead after suspected hit-run
A WOMAN has died today (Monday) after a suspected hit-and-run near Coffs Harbour, on the Mid-North Coast, police say.
Emergency services were called about 6:40am to Dairyville Rd, about 15km west of Coffs Harbour, after a 53-year-old woman was found lying near the roadway.
Police arrived a short time later and found the woman had died at the scene.
A crime scene was established and officers from the Crash Investigation Unit are investigating with the assistance from the Forensic Services Group.
Police say it is believed the woman was struck by a vehicle that failed to stop and assist her.
Anyone who witnessed the crash or has information about the driver or vehicle involved should contact Crime Stoppers on 1800 333 000.