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Tribute to woman killed in Erdington hit-and-run crash

Claire McKenzie Image copyright West Midlands Police
Image caption Claire McKenzie is believed to have been killed in a hit and run crash

The parents of a woman killed in a suspected hit-and-run crash have paid tribute to their "beautiful fun-loving daughter".

Claire McKenzie, 35, was found in Sutton New Road, Erdington, Birmingham, in the early hours of Friday.

Police believe she was struck by a vehicle and officers have been trying to trace the driver.

A statement from Ms McKenzie's parents said they needed time to grieve.

Sgt Alan Wood from West Midlands Police said: "The driver did not stop and we are appealing for that person to do the right thing and come forward and put across their side of the story."

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Image caption Police received reports of a woman collapsed in Sutton New Road during the early hours

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