Pedestrian killed in Detroit hit-and-run
A pedestrian was killed Thursday after being struck in a hit-and-run on Detroit’s west side, police reported.
The 53-year-old woman was crossing Warren near Penrod at about 5:50 p.m. when a burgundy SUV struck her, said Sgt. Nicole Kirkwood, a spokeswoman for the Detroit Police Department.
She was pronounced dead at the scene. Her name has not been released.
The SUV continued driving west, Kirkwood said. Authorities did not have a description of the driver.
Anyone with information is asked to call Detroit Police Department investigators at (313) 596-2260. Anonymous tips can also be submitted through Crime Stoppers of Michigan at 1-800-SPEAK-UP.