A pedestrian was fatally struck in a hit-and-run Wednesday night as she tried to cross Highway 67 in St. Francois County, police say.
The victim was identified as Jennifer A. Tyler, 32, of Bonne Terre.
The Missouri Highway Patrol said Tyler tried to cross the northbound lanes of Highway 67 at Highway Y at about 11:30 p.m. Wednesday.
A deputy coroner pronounced her dead at the scene.
Police say the vehicle that hit Tyler left the scene. Police had no description of the vehicle or its driver.
A police summary of the incident did not indicate why Tyler was crossing the highway.