Woman killed in hit and run crash on southwest side; red or maroon SUV sought

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INDIANAPOLIS–Metro Police are investigating a deadly hit-and-run accident on the city’s southwest side Sunday evening.

Emergency crews were called to Kentucky Avenue and South Holt Road around 8:25 p.m.

A 35-year-old woman was crossing Kentucky Ave., away from a crosswalk, and was struck by a woman driving an SUV, according to investigators.  That driver stayed at the scene and waited for police. 

A witness told police they saw a second vehicle strike the fallen pedestrian in the street and drag the body some distance and then fled the scene. Investigators believe the suspected hit-and-run vehicle to be a red or maroon SUV small or medium sized with unknown damage but likely to have undercarriage damage.

The pedestrian was declared dead at the scene.

Anyone with information is urged to call the IMPD Hit-and-Run Office at 317.327.6459 or Crime Stoppers of Central Indiana at 317.262.8477 or (TIPS).

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