Portland Police are trying to identify a hit and run driver who killed a woman Tuesday morning in Southwest Portland.
The crash was reported at 6:59 a.m. at Southwest Carson Street and Southwest 45th Avenue.
The pedestrian, an adult female, who was struck was pronounced deceased after life-saving efforts were unsuccessful.
The vehicle believed to be involved was described as a red or burgundy older van. It was last seen Northbound on 45th Avenue after the crash.
The Portland Police Bureau's Traffic Division's Major Crash Team was activated to investigate the crash.
Anyone with information about this crash is encouraged to call non-emergency dispatch at (503) 823-3333.