Woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Trimble County, Ky. - WDRB 41 Louisville News

Woman killed in hit-and-run crash in Trimble County, Ky.

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LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- A woman was killed in a crash while she was walking in Trimble County, Kentucky, Thursday morning -- and police say the driver that hit her didn't bother to stop.

According to Trooper Josh Lawson, spokesperson for Kentucky State Police, it happened on Highway 36 about a mile east of Milton, at approximately 7:40 a.m.

Police say a motorist called to report that a woman had been hit by a vehicle and was still laying in the roadway. The driver who hit her had driven away.

According to a news release, the unidentified woman was pronounced dead at the scene. Kentucky State Police responded, as well as the Trimble County Sheriff's Department, Milton Fire and Rescue, Trimble County EMS and the Trimble County Coroner's Office.

Authorities are still trying to identify the victim. They say she was last known to be at the Souvenir Shop in Milton, Kentucky, at around 6:30 a.m., when she walked from Milton toward Carrollton on KY 36. Police say that's when she was hit on the bridge, near School Hollow Road.

They are conducting a death investigation, and are asking anyone who was traveling through the area of KY 36, between Milton, Kentucky, and Carrollton, Kentucky, between the hours of 6:30 a.m. and 7:40 a.m. on Thursday, to contact them at (502) 532-6363 or 1-800-222-5555.

Stay with WDRB News. We'll update this story as it develops.

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