Police searching for driver who hit and killed woman walking near Liberty and 24-Highway

INDEPENDENCE, Mo. --  Independence police are investigating a deadly hit and run Thursday morning.

It happened at 24-Highway in Liberty shortly after 2  a.m.

Police say an adult female was crossing the road at Liberty and 24-Highway when someone driving east hit and killed her.

Officials had 24-Highway blocked off from Osage to Maine as they investigated.

The identity of the victim has not yet been released. There is also little information known about the driver.

If you have any information about the crash, call Independence police.

Fox 4 will update this story as new information is released.