Woman killed after hit-and-run in New Orleans East

A woman is dead after a hit-and-run Friday night.

The New Orleans Police Department was called around 11:44 p.m. to the 6900 block of Chef Menteur Highway, where they found a woman investigators said had been struck by a vehicle that fled the location.

The woman died at the scene.

An official cause of death and identification of the woman will be determined after completion of an autopsy and notification of family.

Anyone with information is urged to contact Crimestoppers at 504-822-1111.

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