Police locate SUV, driver in Kansas City hit-and-run death - KCTV5 News

Police locate SUV, driver in Kansas City hit-and-run death

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The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Jyra D. Hill of Kansas City. (Family photo) The woman has been identified as 25-year-old Jyra D. Hill of Kansas City. (Family photo)
KANSAS CITY, MO (KCTV) -

Police have located the driver of an SUV that struck and killed a Kansas City mother Friday night. 

Police said as a result of a tip, the vehicle and driver have been located.

The woman killed in the hit-and-run has been identified as 25-year-old Jyra D. Hill of Kansas City.

The incident happened about 11:15 p.m. near East Gregory Boulevard.

Hill was crossing the road in the crosswalk there, going from west to east, when the southbound SUV hit her and kept going. She was pronounced dead at the scene.

Evidence indicates the vehicle was a 2012-2015 Chevrolet Equinox with front-end damage. Witnesses said it was either black or dark blue.

All the southbound lanes of 71 Highway were closed for about three and a half hours.

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