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The police are appealing to anyone with information about a hit-and-run incident that left one woman dead on Washington Boulevard in St Andrew, in the vicinity Aldine Drive, on Tuesday morning to contact them.
The woman, who has since been identified by the police as Philantra Hay, 49, of Titcairn Valley, Red Hills in the parish, was reportedly walking along the road when she was mowed down.
The police say the incident occurred about 6:28 am, and that after Hay was hit by the motor vehicle, the motorist sped off.
Residents contacted the police who assisted Hay to the hospital where she was pronounced dead.
The police are asking anyone with information to contact the Half-Way-Tree police at 876-926-8184, 119 police emergency number, or the nearest police station.