Brazilian Trans woman Paula Fernandes dies after hit and run

Trans TDOR FlagTransgender woman Paula Fernandes was run over Friday morning the 21st of January in the Calixtolândia neighbourhood.

According to the ambulance driver, a man driving a Vectra hit her after she broke a rearview mirror on the vehicle.

She was taken to the Hospital de Urgências de Anápolis (Anápolis Emergencies Hospital – Huana) where she succumbed to her injuries.

The death confirmation was given toPortal6 by the health unit’s press office.

The Calixtolândia neighborhood is home to the largest number of motels in town and the attacks on sex workers and transgender women residents claim, are quite frequent.

Trans woman, activist, writer and translator from Portugal (that's in Europe)

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