BX woman killed in hit-and-run

Amanda Garcia, 22, was crossing Westchester Avenue around 6 a.m. Saturday morning when witnesses say she was struck by a speeding black Altima that fled the scene.

Amanda Garcia, 22, was crossing Westchester Avenue around 6 a.m. Saturday morning when witnesses say she was struck by a speeding black Altima that fled the scene. (12/30/12)

PARKCHESTER - Police are searching for the driver who struck and killed a woman on Westchester Avenue before driving off.

Amanda Garcia, 22, was crossing Westchester Avenue around 6 a.m. Saturday morning when witnesses say she was struck by a speeding black Altima that fled the scene. EMS workers pronounced Garcia dead at the scene.

Anyone with information about the accident or the driver is urged to call Crime Stoppers at 1-800-577-TIPS.

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