Lighthouse Point woman killed in hit-and-run crash near FAU

Asia McClave, 20, pronounced dead at scene; police search for driver

Asia McClave, 20, of Lighthouse Point, was killed in a hit-and-run crash on West Glades Road in Boca Raton. (WPEC)

BOCA RATON, Fla. – A Lighthouse Point woman was struck and killed in a hit-and-run crash Monday night in Boca Raton.

The crash occurred shortly after 7:30 p.m. in the 700 block of West Glades Road near Florida Atlantic University.

Boca Raton police said Asia McClave, 20, was crossing Glades Road when a silver or gray vehicle traveling east struck her.

Police said the driver of the vehicle, possibly a Hyundai, sped off after the crash.

McClave was pronounced dead at the scene. She was a former FAU student who last attended classes there in the fall of 2017.

"Our condolences to her family and friends, and we hope that the driver of the vehicle involved is quickly found," FAU spokesman Joshua Glanzer said in an email.

Police said the hit-and-run vehicle is missing a side mirror and likely has front-end damage.

Anyone with information is asked to call traffic homicide investigator Eric Genden at 561-620-6223.

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