Woman dies in hit-and-run

Woman dies in hit-and-run

A 57-year-old was struck and killed by a car in the 8300-block of King George Boulevard on Monday morning

A 57-year-old woman is dead after being struck by a car which then took off.

The woman was crossing King George Boulevard near 83 Avenue Monday at about 6:45 a.m. when she was hit by a car, which then fled the scene.

The woman was taken to hospital, where she died.

As of late Monday morning, road closures were in effect for both directions of King George Boulevard between 80 and 84 Avenues as the investigation unfolds.

Police are advising motorists to avoid this area as it will be closed until further notice.

No suspect vehicle descriptions are available at this time.

Anyone with more information is asked to contact the Surrey RCMP at 604-599-0502 or Crime Stoppers, if they wish to remain anonymous, at 1-800-222-TIPS or www.solvecrime.ca