LOUISVILLE, Ky. — Police are searching for a driver involved in a hit-and-run which left a woman dead on the street in Newburg on Thursday morning.
Around 2:15 a.m., Louisville Metro Police officers responded to a call of a vehicle collision involving a pedestrian in the 4900 block of Fern Valley Road, according to an LMPD press release.
When officers arrived, they found a woman who had been struck by a vehicle. The victim was pronounced dead on the scene.
According to officials, the driver fled the scene.
Investigators said that a silver vehicle, make and model not known at this time, struck the woman and fled.
Officials believe that the vehicle will have a broken headlight lens and possibly some damage to the front end of the vehicle.
The LMPD Traffic Unit is investigating.
Anyone with information regarding this case can call LMPD's anonymous tip line at (502) 574-LMPD or you can utilize LMPD's Crime Tip Portal online.
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