Woman hit, killed on 82nd birthday identified

September 19, 2011 6:15:37 AM PDT
Police are searching for the driver involved in a deadly hit-and-run crash that killed an 82-year-old woman on her birthday.

Margaret Heffernan and her friend were hit by a truck Saturday near Lawrence and Central on Chicago's Northwest Side.

Police say they were headed to a beauty salon when the vehicle crashed into them and sped away from the scene. A surveillance camera snapped a picture of it.

The truck is described as a black or dark blue Ford F-150.

Heffernan's friend was hospitalized in critical condition Monday.

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