Woman killed in hit and run, LMPD releases vehicle description

Woman killed in hit and run, LMPD releases vehicle description

LOUISVILLE, KY (WAVE) - Louisville Metro Police are investigating after a pedestrian was struck and killed early Saturday morning.

LMPD confirmed that officers were sent to East Indian Trail and Ironwood shortly before 5:30 a.m. after a pedestrian was struck.

They arrived to find the body of a black female in her mid-30s that had been hit by a vehicle traveling west on Indian Trail.

Investigators said they believe the woman was walking home from a convenience store.

The woman was pronounced dead at the scene.

According to an LMPD statement, a back male in a two-door Honda or Kia struck the woman, and the impact cracked his front window and an airbag deployed.

Investigators believe the driver exited his car, and a witness said the driver shortly returned to his car and left the scene.

Anyone with information may call the Crime Tip Hotline at 574-LMPD.

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