AURORA - Police released the name of the 30-year-old woman accused of a hit-and-run that killed a pedestrian in the 2700 block of Interstate 225 Sunday night.

Tashima Littleton was arrested at 6th Avenue and Moline Street after a witness followed Littleton and gave police a vehicle description and a license plate number.

Police believe Littleton was driving under the influence of alcohol at the time of the incident.

It's not known why the male victim was on I-225. He was transported to a local hospital where he was pronounced dead. His name has not been released pending notification of next of kin.

Southbound I-225 from Interstate 70 to East Colfax Avenue was closed for at least two hours Sunday night.

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