AURORA - A woman died after being hit by a pickup truck Sunday night in Aurora.
Around 10:45 p.m., Aurora Police and Aurora Fire Rescue responded to East Montview Boulevard and North Dayton Street on a report of a person being hit by a vehicle.
When authorities responded to the scene they found a woman in the intersection suffering from severe injuries. She was taken to a hospital where she later died. Her name is not being released at this time.
The woman was crossing East Montview Boulevard when she was hit in the eastbound lanes by a Ford F-150 pickup truck. The truck left the scene of the incident.
Aurora Police found the truck a short time later in the 3300 block of North Peoria Street.
The driver, an unnamed man, was taken into custody. He is being charged with leaving the scene of a fatal crash and DUI.
Witnesses say the woman was crossing the street against the light.
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