A pedestrian was killed in a hit-and-run on a highway in Fitchburg, according to police.
Fitchburg police responded to the report of a pedestrian hit by a vehicle around 6:30 p.m. on Thursday in the area of 650 John Fitch Highway near Lunenburg Street.
The female victim was brought to a local hospital, where she later died, police said. Her name has not been released.
The suspect fled the scene of the crash, according to police.
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Police have not released any details about the car or driver involved.
Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.