Police investigating deadly hit-and-run in southeast Oklahoma City

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OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – An investigation is underway after a woman was found dead following a hit-and-run crash in southeast Oklahoma City.

Around 5 a.m. on Monday, emergency crews were called to the area near S.E. 29th and High regarding a woman being hit by a car.

Authorities say the victim, identified as Tiffanie Dixon, was pronounced dead.

Officials say there were no witnesses to the crash, but say nearby surveillance cameras captured a dark SUV leaving the scene.

A short time later, Oklahoma City police announced that the driver had turned himself in.

Officials say Carlos Vega-Palma was arrested on a complaint of leaving the scene of a fatal accident.

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