LOUISVILLE, Ky. (WDRB) -- Louisville Metro Police are conducting a death investigation after a woman's body was found near the Valhalla Golf Club.

A Louisville Metro Police spokesperson tells WDRB officers responded to the scene Tuesday around 10 a.m.

A passerby found the victim in the 14000 block of Bircham Road, which is near Shelbyville Road. The area is also near the Midland Trail Golf Club.

Authorities say it's believed the woman may have been hit by a vehicle, which left the scene. Police have not said exactly when it's believed the victim was hit.

An autopsy is scheduled for Wednesday.

Anyone with information is asked to call 574-LMPD (5673).

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