Woman fatally run over by vehicle in Richmond

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A woman was fatally run over by a vehicle in the area of 25th Street and Macdonald Avenue Friday afternoon, police said.

Police responded to reports of a fatal hit-and-run accident at that intersection about 1:17 p.m. A driver reportedly ran over a homeless woman as she was lying on a driveway to a commercial parking lot.

Shortly thereafter, the motorist was located and claimed he was unaware that he ran over the victim and is cooperating with the investigation, which is ongoing, police said.