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Woman dies from head injury after hit-and-run collision

A 54-year-old woman died in a hit-and-run collision Friday night when a car hit her as she was riding an electric scooter along Foothill Boulevard in Oakland, police said Monday.

Michelle Marbley of Oakland died in the 2300 block of Foothill Boulevard shortly after the collision at 10:05 p.m.

Police are looking for the driver and the vehicle, described as a four-door gray sedan, which failed to stop after striking Marbley. According to police, the victim suffered a severe head injury due to the collision, and despite paramedics rendering aid, they were unable to save her life.

Witnesses said the driver of the car was traveling on the wrong side of Foothill Boulevard and ran a red light at 23rd Avenue, according to police. Marbley was traveling north on 23rd Avenue on a green light, police said. The collision occurred in the intersection, police said.

The collision is under investigation and anyone with information about is encouraged to call the police department’s traffic investigation unit at (510) 777-8570.

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