Tecumseh police and the Oklahoma Highway Patrol are investigating the death of a woman who was killed in a hit-and-run Thursday morning .

According to Tecumseh Police Chief J.R. Kidney, at 6:20 a.m., Tecumseh police responded to a call regarding a woman walking in the middle of the street in the area of U.S. 177 between Highland and Broadway Extension.

Kidney said in the time it took officers to respond to the call, the woman was hit by a car and found dead on the scene.

The car involved in the incident left the scene, Kidney said, but police have located the vehicle and are investigating the incident.

The woman's name has not been released pending notification of her relatives, Kidney said.

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