Emotional vigil held to remember young woman killed in hit-and-run in Hamilton Heights

By Lucy Yang

A vigil was held Monday night to remember a young woman struck and killed in Hamilton Heights by a hit-and-run driver who was allegedly on drugs. 

With candles in hand and tears overflowing, family and friends came to mourn 26-year-old aspiring artist Erica Imbasciani. 

She was innocently trying to cross Amsterdam Avenue at 141st Street Friday night when she was killed in a hit-and-run crash. 

Police say the driver of the SUV from the Bronx was on drugs at the time and was caught a few blocks away after ramming into another vehicle. 

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