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Woman struck, killed in hit-and-run on I-35E in Dallas

A 23-year-old woman was killed while crossing Interstate 35E early Monday.

DALLAS — A woman trying to cross Interstate 35E was killed when she was struck by a vehicle early Monday.

Officers were called shortly after 4 a.m. to the northbound lanes of I-35E and Inwood Road. Deputies recovered the body of a 23-year-old woman near the Medical District Drive exit, according to the Dallas County Sheriff's Department.

Deputies said she had been hit by a vehicle, but the driver fled the scene.

Earlier, the woman had been with a friend at the Marriott Suites Hotel when they got into an argument. She ran out of the hotel and crossed the highway. She tried to cross a third time but was struck and killed, authorities said.

Her identity hasn't been released at this time. 

Officials have not released a vehicle description. 

Anyone with information should contact the Dallas County Sheriff's Department at 214-589-2315.

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