Woman killed in hit-and-run

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Doreen T. Ashley, 54, died shortly before midnight on New Year’s Eve, the victim of a hit-and-run accident, according to information from Florida Highway Patrol. 

She had been walking on the outside portion of eastbound West Rosedale Drive, just east of South Enright Terrace in Homosassa, when an unidentified vehicle, also traveling eastbound on West Rosedale Drive, struck her and fled the scene without stopping to help or report the crash.

Ashley died at the scene.

The FHP report puts the time and date at 11:21 p.m., Dec. 31, 2012.

Citrus County Sheriff’s Office deputies happened upon the scene and notified FHP.

This is no information regarding the identity of the driver. Anyone with information is urged to contact FHP Cpl. Vince Parnell by calling 352-796-6767.