AURORA, Ill. — A 69-year-old woman was killed in a hit-and-run Wednesday morning in Aurora.

At around 1:55 a.m., authorities responded to the area of Galena Boulevard west of Barnes Road on the report of a person in the road.

When police arrived they found a 69-year-old woman, later identified as Annie Kpa, of Aurora, dead at the scene.

Following a preliminary investigation, police determined the woman was walking in the roadway when she was struck by a vehicle that left the scene.

Authorities have not released a description of the vehicle at this time.

Anyone with information can call police at 630-256-5330.