Pedestrian Killed in Hit-and-Run on Fitchburg Highway: Police

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.

Police have not released any details about the car or driver involved.

Authorities say the investigation is ongoing.

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