A woman was killed Thursday night in a hit-and-run accident on King Drive in the Washington Park neighborhood, Chicago police said.
The woman was discovered unresponsive and in the middle of the road shortly after 10:45 p.m. in the 5900 block of South King Drive, police said. She was taken to UChicago Medicine where she was pronounced dead.
An investigation revealed the woman was struck by a vehicle that fled the scene. The woman was not in a crosswalk when she was hit, police said.
As of Friday morning, the woman had not been identified.
Detectives were investigating.