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Dorchester woman charged with fatal South End hit-and-run

A 21-year-old Dorchester woman was charged Friday with fatally running over a pedestrian near the South End/Roxbury line before fleeing the scene, later telling police she “panicked.”

Police say Christina Martinez struck the woman as she crossed near the intersection of Northampton and Washington streets around 9 Thursday night, then sped away, leaving the woman in the middle of the road.

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