DENVER (KDVR) — A woman was killed in a hit-and-run crash Saturday morning in front of Children’s Hospital Colorado in Aurora, according to police.
The crash happened around 3:45 a.m. on East Colfax Avenue and Children’s Way, right in front of the walking bridge near the hospital.
The Aurora Police Department said officers responded to a report of a deceased person in the roadway.
Police said evidence suggests the woman was crossing the eastbound lanes of Colfax Avenue mid-block when she was hit by an SUV. She was pronounced dead on the scene.
Police told FOX31 that the driver did not stay on the scene, and the suspect vehicle is believed to be a silver Ford Explorer.
The eastbound lane of Colfax Avenue was closed in the area for several hours while crews cleared the scene. The incident is still under investigation.
The Arapahoe County Coroner’s Office will identify the pedestrian after next of kin have been notified.
Police are asking anyone with information to contact Metro Denver Crime Stoppers at 720-913-7867.