State police seek information on fatal hit-and-run on I-581

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Virginia State Police say a woman was killed in an overnight hit and run on I-581 North in Roanoke, betwen Orange Ave. and the Liberty Street Bridge.

Officials say 44-year-old Lori Alls of Roanoke lost control of her car, spun around and struck the wall on the left side of the road. She was uninjured in the original crash, but was struck by an unknown vehicle while crossing to the right shoulder of the road and died at the scene.

Police say evidence suggests the vehicle that fled the scene is a passenger car, small truck or SUV. Authorities are asking that insurance companies and body shops notify police if they service a vehicle with right front and mirror damage. The damage will include the headlight, marker light, right front fender and passenger mirror.

Anyone with information about the crash is encouraged to notify the Virginia State Police Salem Division at 1-800-542-5959 or by dialing #77 on a cell phone, or emailing questions@vsp.virginia.gov

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