Woman hit by pickup truck in Aurora dies

Hit and run kills woman in Aurora. 9NEWS at 4 p.m. 9/5/16.

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.

Copyright 2016 KUSA


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