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Police release photo of suspect vehicle after fatal downtown Toronto hit-and-run

The vehicle is described as a white, 2019, or newer, Mercedes AMG GT convertible with a red interior and convertible top. TPS/Supplied

Police have released an image of the vehicle suspected involved in a hit-and-run that left a woman in critical condition in downtown Toronto on Thursday.

In an update Sunday afternoon, police announced the woman had died of her injuries.

Emergency crews were called to Spadina Avenue and King Street at around 3:15 a.m. on Thursday for reports of a pedestrian-involved collision in the southbound lanes of Spadina Avenue.

The pedestrian was rushed to a trauma centre with life-threatening injuries, police said.

​The victim, a 30-year-old woman, was pronounced dead at the hospital treating her on Saturday.

Read more: Woman critically injured after hit-and-run in downtown Toronto

“This vehicle involved will have damage to the front end of the car … there are some vehicle parts that are left at the scene here,” Sgt. Murray Campbell, with Toronto Police Traffic Services, told reporters.

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Police said the vehicle is a white Mercedes AMG GT from 2019 or sooner and has a red interior and a convertible top.

The driver is described as a man with dark hair.

“Officers would also encourage the man to contact a lawyer and to come forward to police,” police said in a news release.

– with files from Global News’ Gabby Rodrigues

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