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Woman killed in Glendale hit-and-run collision identified as police ask for help in finding suspect

Woman killed in Glendale hit-and-run collision identified as police ask for help in finding suspect
Novar Ismailyan, 72, was struck and kill in a hit-and-run collision Friday evening near the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Linden Avenue. (Glendale News-Press)

Authorities hope the public can help track down the driver involved in a fatal hit-and-run collision Friday evening in Glendale that left a 72-year-old woman dead.

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Novar Ismailyan, a resident of Glendale, was near the intersection of Glenoaks Boulevard and Linden Avenue when she was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. The Glendale Police Department said it first received several calls about the incident around 7:20 pm.

Ismailyan was found dead at the scene by responding officers.

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Sgt. Dan Suttles, a department spokesman, said there were no witnesses to the collision who could give a description of the vehicle that hit Ismailyan.

Nearby surveillance footage has yet to produce any viable leads in the investigation, he added.

Anyone with information about the driver or vehicle involved in the incident can contact Glendale police at (818) 548-4911.

Anonymous tips can be sent to (800) 222-8477.

8:05 p.m.: This article was updated with the name of the woman killed in the hit-and-run collision

This article was originally published at 11:40 a.m.

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