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PHOENIX — Police are investigating the death of a woman who had been sitting naked in the middle of a Phoenix street before she was struck by a car and killed early Saturday.

Police have yet to release the name of the woman. They also had no information about what led to her behavior before being hit.

The driver of the car has been identified as 43-year-old Amiee Butel. She's facing charges of leaving the scene of a fatal traffic collision and suspicion of driving under the influence.

Sgt. Steve Martos tells television station KNXV that Butel initially stopped and watched the activity surrounding the woman who had been hit but then fled. Her car was found soon after and she was arrested.

Martos says Butel showed signs of being impaired.

Copyright 2013 The Associated Press.

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