Police Seek Black Sedan In Fatal East Harlem Hit-And-Run

NEW YORK (CBSNewYork) — Police are looking for the driver of a black sedan who they say struck and killed a 58-year-old woman with the vehicle early Friday in East Harlem.

A woman tells 1010 WINS’ Al Jones that the victim kept to herself

Ilia Lopez was struck in front of a methadone clinic on Second Avenue around 4 a.m. Police said the driver took with Lopez on the hood of the car. The victim was discovered around the corner from where she was hit.

“There’s no way in the world he can’t know that he didn’t hit that lady, no way in the world. He needs to get caught,” one woman said.

Lopez was pronounced dead at Harlem Hospital and police are looking for a black sedan with substantial hood and windshield damage.

The New York State Federation of Taxi Drivers is offering a $1000 reward in the case.

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  • http://cbsnewyork 01608

    Illegal? You must be from BOSTON?

  • Bryan

    This didnt happen in the Bronx it happen at E. 122nd Street and 2nd Ave in Manhattan

  • Mr. Armena

    why was the victim on the road at 4am?

  • BC

    Is anyone who lives in NYC actually FROM NYC anymore? Don’t you realize there is no such thing as 2367 Second Avenue in the Bronx?!


    why always has to be a illegal person ! it could of been a cab driver , think about it

    • joeywest

      I think you mean “could HAVE been”, not “could OF been.”

  • nyc

    How could anyone that hit someone not stop to try to help ? Either a criminal , moron or a Illegal without a drivers license !

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